Ocythoe

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Ocythoe tuberculata (known commonly as the tuberculate pelagic octopus OR the football octopus) is the only species in the genus Ocythoe. It is a member of the argonauts.


You can see the tuberacles on the mantle in this picture

Info at:
http://tolweb.org/Ocythoidae/20205
 

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you can see the relationship to the paper nautilus but this one appears (at least in the photo) to be more esthetically pleasing :biggrin2: The paper nautilus is arguably the ugliest octopus I have seen in photos but would still like the chance to see one alive in person.
 

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