Possible new octopus species has "ghost-like" appearance


Scientists discovered a new species of octopus while on a deep sea dive near Hawaii.

Look at this little guy.

Scientists found him sitting on a flat rock at more than 14,000 feet below the ocean's surface.

No one's ever seen this kind of octopod before. Some of his unique features includes a lack of pigment cells - hints the ghostlike appearance.

The octopus also has all of its suckers in one row on each arm - rather than the typical two rows.

The original purpose of the dive was to try to collect rock samples.

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