Octopus: 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

This octopus was spotted tucked under an overhang during exploration of the outer slope of the Esmeralda Seamount, a submarine volcanic complex to the west of Saipan. Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas. Source: http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1605/dailyupdates/media/video/0509-octopus2/0509-octopus2.html