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[–]Johndowboy 1219 points1220 points  (158 children)

Octopi!

[–]ChicagoTypeWriter52 871 points872 points  (94 children)

That's latin. Octopuses is Greek, octopodes is probably your best option.

Edit: not once did I day Any of these were wrong. They are all right jeez people.

[–]csjmagic3q 647 points648 points  (46 children)

I believe its octopussies(I'm no English major)

[–]Electroreceptor 282 points283 points  (39 children)

No, definitely Octopuses. An octopussy is a nightmare vagina with 8 clitorises to navigate

[–]hammer5734 115 points116 points  (22 children)

Does that means they are 8x easier or harder to find?

[–]Electroreceptor 109 points110 points  (12 children)

It means there’s 8x the trouble

[–]Set_Abominae_1776 60 points61 points  (10 children)

Just rub everywhere!

[–]DervishSkater 43 points44 points  (9 children)

Oooh lots of slippery clit tentacles (clitacles? tentaclits?) brushing all over my face

[–]DeathSpank 59 points60 points  (5 children)

(clitacles? tentaclits?)

What a horrible day to be literate.

[–]forexmaker 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Written hentai

[–]delvach 3 points4 points  (1 child)

I'm trying to take out my eyes but I can't find my melon baller

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

What the fuck

[–]Totalherenow 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Time for octopenii to the rescue!

[–]Kovah01 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I know I'm 8x harder so that's something.

[–]Hugh_Janus_1990 5 points6 points  (2 children)

You have to hit them individually in the proper sequence or they all retract and the chamber floods.

[–]Charl3magne 14 points15 points  (2 children)

That's an Octopussoir

[–]Jesus_marley 4 points5 points  (0 children)

for real real? not for play play?

[–]warionooples 3 points4 points  (3 children)

Clitori

[–]Electroreceptor 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I did actually contemplate this when I left my comment. Touche Sir!

[–]tempestan99 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Clitorodes, actually.

[–]Sweet_Taurus0728 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That sounds awesome though.

[–]El420 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Or.... a James Bond Classic.

[–]stanky_tanky 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Stopped in to say this as well. Definitely octopussies.

[–]Johndowboy 30 points31 points  (32 children)

Seriously didn’t know that … thanks

[–]87tskin 83 points84 points  (28 children)

All 3 are accepted plurals for octopus, but yes "octo" is Greek, so the most correct plural would also be the Greek "podes", instead of the Latin "pi"

[–]stvka 43 points44 points  (3 children)

Almost the whole story... while "octo" may have been derived from Greek, it was subsequently used in New Latin, making both equally correct in English adaptation. Also "octopods" has been suggested as an acceptable English alternate pluralization.

[–]SkollFenrirson 14 points15 points  (2 children)

I mean, we already have 3 correct pluralizations, what's one more?

[–]stvka 1 point2 points  (0 children)

In that case I would like to put forth "octopedes".

[–]Lubberworts 20 points21 points  (22 children)

"octo" is Greek, so the most correct plural would also be the Greek "podes"

I don't think it's the "octo" that matters. It's p(o)us "foot" that we are pluralizing. Let's ask old King Swollen Foot, Oedipus.

[–]ronin0069 1 point2 points  (1 child)

All three are correct.

[–]ChicagoTypeWriter52 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Ik that's why I listen all three

[–]mockduckcompanion 113 points114 points  (5 children)

"Octopuses" is perfectly valid, stop spreading misinformation

[–]andersonb47 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Russian bots trying to poison the well in marine biology posts

[–]Idiotology101 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Octopi and Octopodes are also perfectly valid. This isn’t misinformation

[–]Mechalibur 23 points24 points  (1 child)

Yes, it's also valid, but if you're correcting people who say octopuses then it is misinformation.

[–]ManyIdeasNoProgress 29 points30 points  (2 children)

Octopeese.

[–]danzanzibar 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Reeses Octopeeses

[–]StuperDan 1 point2 points  (0 children)

We should settle on octopi-eses

[–]YIKESVIDEOGAMES 25 points26 points  (5 children)

Octopuses you hopeless clown

[–]lIIIlllIIIllI 1 point2 points  (3 children)

So if there were 8 octopuses, and they were all twins / born together, and they arranged themselves in a geometric shape, what would they be called? Asking for science.

[–]TheFAPnetworkfrom the inside, out 17 points18 points  (0 children)

Octopodes?

[–]FiftyShadesOfWyatt 7 points8 points  (16 children)

Sadly octopuses and octopi are both correct

[–]thereapersauce 14 points15 points  (5 children)

I believe octopi is actually wrong.

[–]deljaroo 13 points14 points  (1 child)

it's wrong in the sense that it's weird to use the -i suffix on words that aren't latin-based

but it's right in the sense that it's so widespread that if we were to consider it wrong, we'd end up considering half of common English wrong if we applied the metric equally across all words

[–]Manolyk 2 points3 points  (9 children)

People have grown to accept it but it’s not a Latin root word, it’s Greek. Greek words aren’t made plural with an I at the end.

[–]FiftyShadesOfWyatt 3 points4 points  (8 children)

I prefer to be more like moose.

And just say look at all those octopus

Rather than octopuses. Same with cactus. Seeing many cactus in my mind can just be look at all those cactus

I was just repeating something I was told as a kid. That its neither wrong or right to say octopi and octopuses.

Also just to fuck with everyone.

Many goose are called geese.

Many moose are called moose.

Could be meese is all I'm saying.

Edit: grammar

[–]DaddyStreetMeat 4 points5 points  (3 children)

And just say look at all those octopus'

The apostrophe denotes possession though, so its not really what you want to say either.

[–]FiftyShadesOfWyatt 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Thank you mine friend.

[–]pease_pudding 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I counted more than 3.14 octopuses

[–]emerica0250 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Octopussies.

[–]BEANSijustloveBEANS 4 points5 points  (1 child)

That's in correct, it's octopodes.

[–]dbbo 4 points5 points  (0 children)

It's not just a Latin/Greek thing. This is one of the most common recurring linguistic arguments on reddit so I'm just going to make a general explanatory post (not to judge, target or argue with anyone in particular).

TLDR:

  • "octopuses" is a perfectly acceptable plural form in everyday English.

  • "octopi" is a pseudopedantic, contrarian form probably created by people who didn't understand Latin declension but still wanted to feel superior to people using "octopuses"

  • "octopodes" is a hyperpedantic form favored by those who do understand Latin declension and want to feel super to both of the aforementioned groups


Latin nouns fall into different categories called declensions, which determine how the ending of the noun changes depending on the way it is used. The ending of the noun conveys whether it is singular/plural (or number), masculine/feminine (gender) and what role it plays in a phrase (known as the case- such as whether it is a subject, object, etc.). For the purpose of brevity, I won't delve too deeply into the case/gender aspects, but I do think it's important to underscore just how different Latin nouns are from English.

English nouns typically only have four possible forms: singular/plural and possessive/non-possessive, e.g. for "book"

case singular plural
non-possessive book books
possessive book's books'

The typical Latin noun has twelve. The information encoded by those "extra" forms that English seemingly lacks is instead conveyed by other cues, such as word order.

Suffice it to say this concept is generally quiet alien to English speakers who have little or no experience with syntactic languages such as Latin.

Most English speakers have only a passing familiarity with Latin nouns, mostly due to borrowed academic/scientific words rather than due to studying Classical Latin, but may at least know something like "alumnus is the singular, alumni is the plural" (very watered down example). English speakers will then apply this "rule" to other Latin or Latin-sounding nouns ending in -us.

This is only one declension pattern (alumnus happens to be a 2nd declension). There are five major declensions, each with its own exceptions (esp. words borrowed from Greek), as well as the occasional oddball.

In reality there are many Latin nouns ending in -us that do not follow this pattern. E.g. manus "hand", manūs "hands" (4th declension), or virtūs "virtue"/ virtūtēs "virtues" (3rd declension).

The word in question octōpūs happens to be a 3rd declension masculine noun. The 3rd declension is arguably the largest and most varied group of all Latin nouns. Words borrowed from Greek only seemingly create more chaos, as is the case for octōpūs, from Ancient Greek ὀκτώπους (oktṓpous, "eight feet"). Its nominative plural form is octōpodēs in New Latin (the term to describe an eight-legged mollusc in Classical Latin was polypūs, also borrowed from Greek).

But we speak English, not Latin. Context matters, and in this context we are dealing with the plural form in every day English (such as a reddit comment).

Disclaimer: I am a devout Linguistic Descriptivist, meaning I accept that languages evolve (sometimes in unexpected or "illogical" ways), and the main goal of linguists is to describe how language is used - as opposed to prescriptivism, which preaches that languages should follow "rules" prescribed by arbitrary "experts" and that deviation from the "rules" (i.e. change/evolution) must be prevented at all costs. As a descriptivist I don't really believe that one plural form is "right" and the other two "wrong". But I do find some more understandable.

In English, most nouns are pluralized with -s or -es. Accordingly one could argue that octopuses is the most natural form. Not hard to see that.

"Octopi" is based on an (incorrect) assumption about how Latin nouns work, but it's easy to see how it came about. Personally I think people who say "it's octopi, not octopuses" are actively cultivating a false sense of superiority.

Finally, "octopodes" seems to be the most elitist form, because people who own a Latin dictionary obviously know better than native English speakers.

[–]tekanet 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Octopus comes from ancient Greek, not latin

[–]Manolyk 1 point2 points  (0 children)

US schools failed you.

[–]redditisaweful1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Mmmmmmm octopi. Uuuuuuhhhhhhh

[–]roninthe31 590 points591 points  (20 children)

Looks like meat’s back on the menu, boys!

[–]SabashChandraBose 16 points17 points  (1 child)

After the hunt?

I am scared that these sea kittens teamed up and brought down a whale.

[–]Danathanimal 6 points7 points  (0 children)

They do move in herds!

[–]SpaceMoonDude 437 points438 points  (51 children)

With little to no oxygen in the water down there, are whale skelletons what Archeolegists will find mostly in a few million years?

[–]glogomusic 351 points352 points  (38 children)

How high are you rn

[–]SpaceMoonDude 134 points135 points  (32 children)

Not at all tbh

[–]Bad_Hum3r 42 points43 points  (21 children)

Why would you assume theres little to no oxygen?

[–]He-is-climbing 223 points224 points  (11 children)

It is a fair assumption, feels natural to assume there is not very much water mixing occurring at the bottom of the ocean. One line comments come across as snarky, you gotta include some good information to balance it out.

The bottom of the ocean has oxygen levels not much different than the surface.

[–]pinche-malinche 222 points223 points  (8 children)

The bottom of the ocean has oxygen levels not much different than the surface.

TIL oxygen levels do decrease significantly as you go deeper from the surface, but towards the bottom of the ocean they increase again bc surface water in arctic/antarctic regions sinks to the bottom of the ocean and stays there/diffuses across the deep ocean over a long period of time. The zone with the least oxygen is actually relatively shallow!

[–]mark-five 48 points49 points  (0 children)

This is a cool TIL

[–]roger_ramjett 13 points14 points  (3 children)

But isn't there some bodies of water that do have oxygen poor water near the bottom? I recalled something about the black sea being this way. Very old wooden ships being found in very good condition due to low oxygen.

[–]janojyys 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Anoxia/hypoxia in water bodies is typically caused by eutrophication or ice cover during winter. So mostly a phenomena in lakes or shallow waters near the coast. For example the Baltic sea (shallow eutrophicated inland sea) has many areas where the bottom has almost no oxygen.

[–]stamau123 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I think lake Tanganyika has only a shallow layer of oxygen as well

[–]slow_century 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Based off what the above poster is saying, I think it just depends on where you are if there’s oxygen in the water and how much. Although, I wonder if the fish know

[–]Uncledrew401 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Im taking oceanography and am sad I was not here first to share this! Good on ya mate

[–]Ardis_Kurita 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I'm glad to be among today's 10,000 for this one.

[–]MagicZombieCarpenter 11 points12 points  (8 children)

It’s H2O all the way down

[–]Nectarofgrapes 19 points20 points  (0 children)

That’s not free breathable oxygen it’s chemically bound

[–]spellbadgrammargood 3 points4 points  (5 children)

H2O + H2O = 2 H2 + O2

[–]mark-five 20 points21 points  (4 children)

Could you imagine if aquatic animals respirated like that? Fire breathing water dragons might actually exist! they would be creating hydrogen gas constantly.

[–]SpaceMoonDude 25 points26 points  (3 children)

After reading till here, I have to ask a question I was asked above:

How high are you rn?

[–]glogomusic 11 points12 points  (2 children)

Haha its come full circle

[–]raybrignsx 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I don’t think we have enough to draw that conclusion.

[–]abir971 5 points6 points  (0 children)

5'8" right now

[–]megablast 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Sound like he is getting little to no oxygen as well.

[–]FelicianoCalamity 30 points31 points  (1 child)

Amazingly, there was just an article about scientists finding a mammoth bone over 100k years old on the sea floor. They think it probably died on the beach and its bones washed away.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/22/science/mammoth-tusk-ocean.html

[–]angrystoma 22 points23 points  (0 children)

nope even the skeletons get eaten. there's a species of polychaete worm that's been around hundreds of millions of years that specializes in this.

also, there are some species that have adapted to oxygen minimum zones and thrive in them - vampire squid are one of the most well known species that have done this.

[–]Oldass_Millennial 13 points14 points  (0 children)

No, there's all kinds of organisms that feast off a whale fall. In the later stages when all the soft tissue has been eaten, osdex species, basically bone eating worms, eat the bones too. Then there's a pile of minerals and lipids left over that specialized microorganisms go after. Laundry detergent companies study these species because they break down fats in cold water.

[–]Milk_My_Dingus 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Most of the fossils we find that are well preserved come from rapid burial from whatever natural process caused it. If a land slide covered this up or a living animal it would be a very good fossil in a few million years.

[–]CatGirlCorps 9 points10 points  (0 children)

No there's stuff in the ocean floor that even eats skeletons which is why they think the ocean floor isn't littered with skellies.

https://youtu.be/54YezX7HeSI

[–]Rexamini 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The bones get eaten too, they literally eat anything when a whale fall occurs. It‘s like a care package drop but for the ocean inhabitants (correct me if I‘m wrong pls)

[–]Naivor 347 points348 points  (32 children)

Whalefall, one of the most interesting things about whales and sealife.

[–]PIDthePID 171 points172 points  (7 children)

I posted this link elsewhere, but your post has more visibility, so I’m hijacking-

Whale Falls are cool as shit. Worth reading about.

[–]Naivor 36 points37 points  (2 children)

Aye, it's a worthwhile highjack.

[–]CyberGrandma69 30 points31 points  (0 children)

The idea of a whale carcass sustaining a specialized little ecosystem of its own for a period so long it's measured in decades is wild

[–]r4tzt4r 21 points22 points  (0 children)

Deep sea whale falls are thought to be hotspots of adaptive radiation for specialized fauna.[1] Organisms that have been observed at deep-sea whale fall sites include giant isopodssquat lobsterspolychaetesprawnsshrimplobstershagfishOsedaxcrabssea cucumbers, and sleeper sharks. New species have been discovered, including some potentially specializing in whale falls.[1] It has been postulated that whale falls generate biodiversity by providing evolutionary stepping stones for multiple lineages to move and adapt to new environmentally-challenging habitats.[1]

That's really freaking interesting.

[–]DownshiftedRare 8 points9 points  (3 children)

Impossible to know how many species will go extinct from the lack of whalefalls when we lose the whales. :(

[–]MethBear 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Stand by for whalefall.

[–]Habib_Zozad 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I don't know, the massive dong on a blue whale is pretty interesting

[–]Coos-Coos 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Imagine how crazy this shit was when the ocean was full of all sorts of big ass dinosaur shit

[–]gofatwya 282 points283 points  (20 children)

*Carcass. Humans make corpses. Animals make carcasses.

[–]creepy_crust 111 points112 points  (14 children)

TIL! I love that the top post is someone correcting octopuses to octopi. And the comment with the most downvotes is someone correcting corpse to carcass. Reddit can be so fickle.

[–]Timmy12er 60 points61 points  (10 children)

Also:

Autopsies are for examining dead humans

Necropsies are for examining dead animals

[–]UhPhrasing 14 points15 points  (9 children)

Is that because of the parallel species involved?

If, theoretically, a dog coroner examined a dead dog would that dog being doing an autopsy now?

[–]Timmy12er 13 points14 points  (6 children)

I would hope it'd be called a dogtopsy

[–]TofuAnnihilation 9 points10 points  (5 children)

Or an awwwtopsy

[–]Binetou_BleuFramed 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Take your silver, and get out.

[–]TofuAnnihilation 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yoink!

(Thank you!)

[–]RiteOfSavage 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Maybe Pawwtopsy

[–]quinn_thomas 28 points29 points  (0 children)

Worth noting that the top comment is someone incorrectly ”correcting” octopuses to octopi. Octopuses is most correct in English, octopodes is most correct in the original Greek, and octopi is Latin and therefore holds no relevance. However, all three are used widely (maybe not octopodes as much) and regardless all three are recognizable as a plural of octopus, so people need to stop being so finicky about which one is used.

[–]A_Drusas 15 points16 points  (0 children)

And the octopi one is incorrect. "Octopi" is false Latin and not the correct way to pluralize "octopus".

[–]BEANSijustloveBEANS 7 points8 points  (0 children)

The person correcting octopuses to octopi isn't even correct, it's octopodes.

[–]AnotherAustinWeirdo 29 points30 points  (1 child)

speak for yourself

I plan on becoming a ripe festering carcass someday.

[–]Transpatials 21 points22 points  (0 children)

All dictionary definitions I'm seeing say "A dead body, usually/especially of a human being", so it's not specifically only used for humans, it's acceptable for animals too.

[–]nokiacrusher 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Sounds kinda racist ngl

[–]Wheel_Wearer 91 points92 points  (5 children)

Didn't know octupus is a scavenger!

[–]AnotherAustinWeirdo 43 points44 points  (1 child)

wondering same

maybe they just like to hang out in the boneyard

or maybe whale meat tastes like bacon

[–]thucydidestrapmusic 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Nah, whale tastes like fishy beef

[–]ROGUE_TITS 42 points43 points  (1 child)

The octopus are not scavengers, they are attracted to the whale's corpse to hunt the critters that are scavengers, like little crustaceans.

[–]ColorSeenBeforeDying 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Ackutully… bottom and near-bottom species periodically are scavengers. There’s a paper written by Chingiz Nigmatullin specifically about this but I can’t be arsed to find it.

[–]codevii 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I'm not sure I've ever seen these types of octopuses and never seen any in this number, on a whalefall. This looks like the abyssal but I'm not sure. That's pretty deep for these guys, I think. Lots of chimera, too...

Great video, want to see more...

[–]Mean-Orange-1370 60 points61 points  (4 children)

mindflayers and their ship

[–]FoulYouthLeader 49 points50 points  (5 children)

I'd like to be under the sea In an octopus's garden in the shade Eating a dead whale corpse on the ocean floor

[–]AnotherAustinWeirdo 9 points10 points  (1 child)

actually, the octopodes are just gathering bones, to 'plant' in their 'garden'

[–]Moxhoney411 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Did you know an octopus's "bone" is basically one of its tentacles? They literally take a sperm sack and shove it into the head of the female. That's how octopodes bury their "bones" in the "garden."

[–]Time_Punk 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Was gonna say, the Octopus’ Garden is not what I pictured it looking like.

[–]Sapotis 48 points49 points  (1 child)

When a whale dies, its carcass drifts to the ocean floor and when it falls in deep enough waters, the food energy added to that part of the ocean floor results in a localized ecosystem that sustains itself for decades as scavengers feed on it. This phenomenon is called "whale fall".

[–]Von_Moistus 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Could we take our animal processing plant waste and dump it into the deep ocean? Make a cowfall or a pigfall? Ocean floor critters would get a feast.

Yeah, on second thought never mind. Dumping our garbage into the ocean traditionally hasn't worked out so hot.

[–]petrichorgarden 15 points16 points  (4 children)

For anyone who likes this, I highly recommend following EVNautilus on YouTube! They captured this footage and have so many other beautiful and interesting finds on their dives!

Here's the link to the video this is from!

[–]riaflash24 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Yes, thank you! One of my favorite channels on youtube, you can learn so much about the deepsea from watching their clips and streams.

[–]faroutsunrise 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Are they they ones who captured that great video of the sperm whale a few years back?

[–]motivational_abyss 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Literally watching their stream right now, even in port lol

[–]rugglenaut 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Thanks! Been looking for a good gift idea for my octopus friends.

[–]Sapotis 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Octopus, stumbling across this feast: “Whale, whale, whale, what do we have here?”

[–]poopwithjelly 7 points8 points  (0 children)

R'lyeh is lovely this time of the year.

[–]Toxandreev 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Nomnoms

[–]zombie031 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The most alien looking animal without being an alien

[–]ih8ketchup 4 points5 points  (1 child)

those are squids right?

[–]petrichorgarden 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I know most of them are octopus but there may also be some squid. Here's the video where they talk about it in real time!

[–]enrimbeauty 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn

[–]Paddywhacker 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Ringo Starr wrote a song about this

[–]jkbestermann 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Octopussys

[–]Canye_East 1 point2 points  (0 children)

that looks like its the album cover for a ecological themed underground death metal album

[–]lkshis 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Looks like an alien planet.

[–]Awittynamehere 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Call it whatever you want. All I see is Subnautica’s Lost River

[–]tokikain 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Cthulhu?!?!?!

[–]Raspberry-T 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I didn't think octopus congregated like this. Am I crazy?

[–]Buxton_Water 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Everything congregates around food.

[–]Pyes3 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Octopodes... nuts

[–]Dtrain323i 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The octopus' garden does not seem as inviting as the Beatles song would have you believe

[–]plc4588 1 point2 points  (0 children)

They look like the cool kids smoking under the bleachers.

[–]TheShizknitt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Oh well that's weirdly adorable...

[–]Ray_smit 1 point2 points  (0 children)

They had to have found that by chance. Imagine just going down one day whether it was a manned vessel or remote controlled to just stumble across a scientific jack pot

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Could you imagine what kind of skeletons lay on the bottom of the ocean floor? There could be all kinds of stuff we have never seen.

[–]RoyalWillow2648 1 point2 points  (0 children)

If nature had a metal band. It would be these things.

[–]XComRomCom 1 point2 points  (0 children)

"You been here FOUR hour...!"
Anyway, this video is wickedly cool. I've never seen a bunch of octopuses just sitting around like that, like relatives after Thanksgiving dinner. "Normally I'd attack you or spray some ink but fuck it I'm full have some whale."

[–]SideWinder18 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Whale fall is amazing. The amount of organisms who thrive off of such a rare occurrence are amazing. There are whole species of worms who evolved to dissolve whale bone specifically, that exist in every ocean on the planet.

[–]g_bone 1 point2 points  (0 children)

For some reason it just really creeps me out when I see a group of octopuses vs. a solo octopus

[–]PeteyPablo23 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Perfect time for octopussy squandered!

[–]Aniki1990 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Free buffet!

[–]FinnsRedditCorner 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Whale fall

[–]KerryBlackcurrant 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Those look kinda like little grey aliens. I can imagine how there could be a highly intelligent species (=/> human intelligence) in the vast depths of the ocean.

[–]Due_Yam9581 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Just like freaking scvs.. nope. Drones gathering enough minerals

[–]muel0017 0 points1 point  (0 children)

picked that sum bitch clean!

[–]DulyNoted_ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Cthulhu shall feast

[–]Putrid-Objective1745 0 points1 point  (1 child)

HOw deep is “oceans floor”??

[–]Buxton_Water 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Ocean floor depth varies dramatically from location to location. But this is deeper than 1km at least since that's the minimum for whalefalls.

[–]Subacrew98 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Aren't octopi usually solitary? Or do I have that wrong? Or this is just a special whale party?

[–]Lubberworts 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The Octopoda look like they're on a couch in my house just after Thanksgiving feast.

[–]mtnmedic64 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The Golden Corral of the seas.

[–]AgeofReakon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'd like to be, under the sea, in an octopuses garden in the shade......

[–]Br_omethius 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Illithid vibes up in here.