NEW SPECIES PICTURES: Deep-Sea "Jumbo Dumbo," More

NEW SPECIES PICTURES: Deep-Sea ''Jumbo Dumbo,'' More
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CoML expeditions found nine species of gelatinous Dumbos on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, including this Grimpoteuthis discoveryi, also called the cute Dumbo, scientists said in November 2009.

Researchers were surprised to discover such a plentiful and diverse assemblage of these octopus-like animals, which rank among the largest in the deep sea.
—Photograph courtesy Census of Marine Life
 
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