Encounters of the third kind. A brave octopus fights off an alien intruder.
This stunning octopod, Benthoctopus sp., seemed quite interested in ALVIN's
port manipulator arm. Those inside the sub were surprised by the octopod's
Image ID: expl1884, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect Photo Date: 2006 May 31 Photographer: Bruce Strickrott Credit: Expedition to the Deep Slope/NOAA/OER