Orange cirrate octopus video


This 26 June 2019 video from the USA says about itself:

This orange cirrate octopus, Cirroteuthis muelleri, was captured on film by MBARI[Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute]’s ROV Tiburon in Astoria Canyon off the Oregon coast at 2,727 meters (8,946 feet) deep.

It gave us a perfect view of the cirri-lined arms as it pulled its arms up over its eyes, probably to shade their eyes from the bright lights of the ROV. The cirri are finger-like appendages that it uses to sift through sediment to find prey like small crustaceans and worms.

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