Octopus (Eledone cirrhosa)

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An octopus alarmed by the ROV releases ink as a defense mechanism

Item Type:Video
Title:Octopus (Eledone cirrhosa)
Date:27 June 2008
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Cephalopoda (Octopus & Squids) > Octopoda (Octopus) > Octopodidae (Octopus)
Species:Eledone cirrhosa
Site:Atlantic > Irish Shelf > Cashel
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):174
Latitude:54 deg 42' 23" N
Longitude:10 deg 26' 20" W
Countries:Republic of Ireland
Rig:Ocean Vanguard
Project Partners:StatoilHydro, Oceaneering, Diamond Offshore
ROV:Magnum 085
Label:alarmed octopus
Keywords:Octopus Eledone Cirrhosa
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:08 August 2008

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