Atlantic monument is home to unique and varied creatures

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dumbo octopus

MONUMENTAL DIVERSITY Spied in the Atlantic canyons and seamounts in 2014, this dumbo octopus is a deep-sea umbrella octopus with fins that resemble the lovable cartoon elephant. 

NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts 2014

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