Mysterious 'Ghost Octopus' Discovered In Deep Waters Near Necker Island






During a recent deep-sea dive in the Hawaiian Archipelago, a remotely operated vehicle came across an unknown creature.
Unlike most cephalopods, the little octopus found by the NOAA Deep Discoverer lacks pigment, making it ghostlike and mysterious, and every bit adorable.
At more than 4,000 meters below the surface, this is the deepest observation ever published of this type of cephalopod, and researchers say its cartoonish appearance has social media users pushing to name it 'Casper.'


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