Picture of Unknown Octopus

Steve O'Shea

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Hmmmm. The single row of suckers, obvious low arm-sucker count, and papillose skin are pretty characteristic of southern Pareledone species; it's quite unlike any recognised Graneledone, Thaumeledone or Bentheledone species (we'll leave Megaleledone out of this for the time being), so Pareledone (as a catch-all genus) is probably a good guess. The genus is probably being revised - hence the 'likely Pareledone ' comment by Louise).
 

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Ooohh, that's a neat looking animal. Interesting eyes. The lenses are quite protuberant, and is that luminescence from internal photophores or some weird consequence of the lighting?

Thanks for posting that, Snafflehound.

Clem
 

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I see the resemblence to Eldeone, we get cirrhosa here
 

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