Octopuses in Hot Water – level 3
Deep-sea expeditions discovered hundreds of octopuses nursing their eggs near a deep-sea vent off the coast of Costa Rica.
The species has not been identified but its genus is Muuscoctopus. Octopuses in this group are typically loners, so it was surprising to see them grouped together.
The location for laying their eggs near the vent is less than ideal, and Janet Voight from the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago does not believe that the baby octopuses could survive.
It is likely that the females were forced to lay their eggs there because they are the surplus population, or the fissures had not had been as active.
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