[News] Getting To Know Adorabilis*, A Newly Discovered Species Of Very Cute Octopus

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    What do you call a tiny octopus with big eyes, gelatinous skin and is cute as a button? ... deep-sea cephalopod using preserved specimens and a clutch of eggs. ... A Deep Sea Squid Giving Birth Is A Crazily Surreal Experience.

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    Scientists captivated by a tiny octopus with big eyes are considering naming the new species the "adorabilis" because it's so cute. The honor of ...

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    Southern dumpling squids (Euprymna tasmanica) are natives of shallow, sandy Australian sea beds, and their small, squat bodies and huge eyes ...

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    But this unnamed cephalopod – discovered by marine biologists in California – has been deemed so adorable that scientists may actually give it a ...

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    It is from the genus Opisthoteuthis – the same group as the pink flapjack octopus (Opisthoteuthis californiana), on which Pearl in Finding Nemo was ...

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    Dr Stephanie Bush from the Monterrey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) has the honour of naming the deep-sea cephalopod from the ...

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    With its big eyes and gelatinous pink body, this flapjack octopus inspired the creation of the charcter Pearl from the Pixar animation Finding Nemo.

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    That may not be the case for long for this little guy, a small, insufferably cute cephalopod that looks more like a ghost from “PAC-man” than an octopus.

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    Grumpy Cat better watch out — this adorable little cephalopod looks like a real-life Pokemon. It is so cute, in fact, that scientists are thinking of naming ...

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    What do you call an adorable octopus that looks like a mix of a ghost in Pac-Man and Pearl from “Finding Nemo”? Nothing -- for now. Stephanie Bush ...

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    Researches at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute want to call the octopus “Opisthoteuthis adorabilis.” The octopus is the same genus as ...

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    California researchers find themselves in a conundrum after discovering a cute tiny octopus in Monterey Bay. The fist-size cephalopod requires a Latin ...

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    An as-yet undescribed species of octopus is just so gosh-darn cute that it ... It contains Opisthoteuthis californiana, the flapjack octopus (because it ...

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    In a new video by Science Friday, a researcher tasked with naming a new species of octopus, said that she may just name the deep-water creature ...

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    The tiny octopus, which is a gelatinous specimen with large eyes, was ... The cephalopod group includes octopi, squid, nautiluses and cuttlefish.

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    The process to capture the octopus' required a remotely-operated vehicle, where Bush and her team collected about 15 in a little more than a year.

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    This 2013 handout photo shows the flapjack octopus (in the genus ... for an appropriate Latin species designation for the mysterious cephalopod and, ...

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    This flapjack octopus in the genus Opisthoteuthis was photographed 330 ... What do you call an adorable octopus that looks like a mix of a ghost in ...

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    Photo shows the flapjack octopus, photographed about 1,080 feet below the surface in ... Researchers in California are looking for an appropriate Latin species designation for the mysterious cephalopod and, while little is yet known ...

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    The octopus stays close to the sea floor, puffing itself up like a parachute to propel itself ... and Bush thinks it should be named "Octopus Adorabilis.

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