Tremoctopus ???

Ogross

Pygmy Octopus
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#1
Hi all

I got an email asking on a beach find of
Tremoctopus v. violaceus

Is this correct?


Dear Dr. Gross,

This specimen washed up in Delray Beach, Florida 2 weeks ago. I was wondering if you would be able to identify it for me. A friend has put together a website of my photos and of videos taken in the area.



http://gumbolimbo.org/ee/news/comments/news_blog/unusual_beach_find/



Please contact me with any questions.

Best Regards,

Jacey
 

monty

Colossal Squid
Staff member
Supporter
#2
The second picture does look a lot like Tremoctopus to me. Steve or one of the other taxonomist types can probably ID it for certain.
 

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