Cephalopod New, Unusual and Hoax Sightings

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    It looks like a googly-eyed cartoon octopus. Here's what that adorable sea creature really is
    Tampabay.com
    This adorable critter is called Rossia pacifica, but it's more commonly known as the stubby squid. Despite looking like an octopus and being called a squid, it's actually neither — it's most closely related to the cuttlefish. Their round mantles look ...
    This googly-eyed squid gives even sober scientists the gigglesToday.com
    This 'Googly-Eyed Stubby Squid' Looks Like a Muppet on AcidNerdist
    Undersea surprise: Big-eyed squid looks more toy than animalSan Francisco Chronicle
    Orlando Sentinel -WWMT-TV -KRMG
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    US--Googly-Eyed Stubby Squid
    Yahoo News
    ... squid on the ocean floor near Channel Islands National Park west of Los Angeles, Calif. The team of scientists that discovered the cephalopod that is closely related to a cuttlefish is part of a four-month Ocean Exploration Trust expedition to map ...


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    Brief squid surprise
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    The brief squid is the only cephalopod in the Chesapeake Bay, a group that includes squids, octopuses and cuttlefish. They prefer salty waters normally found only in the lower Bay, but when the saltier water moves farther north, the squids move with it.


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    Richard Conlin / Facebook
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    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - The king tides sweeping across South Florida may have brought an unlikely visitor to a Miami Beach high-rise garage. Richard Conlin snapped photos of an octopus lying on the ground in the middle of a flooded garage at the Mirador ...

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    Miami Beach Parking Garage Gets Octopus Surprise
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    A few Miami Beach motorists got a slimy surprise on Monday when they parked their cars in a parking garage along South Beach and an octopus reportedly popped out of a drainage system to greet them. “Yeah, it's possible whenever you have flooding from ...
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    King tides land octopus in Miami Beach garage, realtor snaps a photoCurbed Miami
    King-Tide Floodwater in Miami Beach Might Be Full of Human WasteMiami New Times

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