Octopus sets brooding record in deep sea – 41/2 Years

July 31, 2014 7:02 AM

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In a unique discovery, scientists have found a female octopus which was observed brooding its eggs for four-and-a-half years in the deep sea.

The scientists say the brooding period of the female octopus Graneledone boreopacifica, which was found at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, is longer than any other known animal.

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