Bioluminescent Octopod

The yellow bioluminescent ring on this female octopus (Bolitaena pygmaea) may attract mates. Bioluminescence is an important adaptation that helps many deep sea animals survive in their dark world. More about deep ocean exploration can be found in our Deep Ocean Exploration section.

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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

The pictures were very interesting.And very specacular.

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OMG this pic is so fasinating its the most beautiful octopod I have ever seen

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Amazing creature! So beautiful!

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I THINK IT LOOKS VERY INTERESTING AND COOL. IT ALSO LOOKS A LITTLE GROSS.