Eff yeah, octopodes!

mechadragon:

LOOK AT THIS SQUISHY BABY

astronomy-to-zoology:

Curled Octopus (Eledone cirrhosa)

Also known as the Lesser Octopus or the Horned Octopus, the curled octopus is a species of octopus that inhabits areas in the sublittoral zone in the Atlantic Ocean, English Channel, North Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Like some other octopuses E. cirrhosa feeds mainly on crabs and other crustaceans, feeding mainly on Homarus gammarus, Nephrops norvegicus, and Cancer pagurus.

Classification

Animalia-Mollusca-Cephalopoda-Octopoda-Octopodidae-Eledone-E. cirrhosa

Images: Comingio Merculiano and Bernard Picton

rorschachx:

waterkitty

rorschachx:

waterkitty

Octopus marginatus (?)

Octopus marginatus (?)

seazing:

Octopus (by YesDear888)

seazing:

Octopus (by YesDear888)

denyosarus:

Octopus Eggs by jalbersmead on Flickr.

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