Picture of the Week - Deep-sea Octopi

Megeleledone setebos (bottom left), an octopus species endemic to the Southern Ocean, surrounded by related octopus species that evolved in the deep-sea

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Megeleledone setebos (bottom left), an octopus species endemic to the Southern Ocean, surrounded by related octopus species that evolved in the deep-sea. From the Census of Marine Life, which just released its latest batch of finds.

Bonus from the Smithsonian archive: Our Imperiled Oceans: Seeing Is Believing