Incredible Octopus Behavior Nearly Caused Scientist To Drown From Laughing. The eight-limbed animal literally walking along the ocean floor carrying two halves of a broken coconut shell beneath his arms.
Blue Ring Octopus has blue blood, three hearts and enough poison to kill 26 humans. The same nerve toxins injected by a blue-ring are found in the flesh of fugu fish - a pricey delicacy beloved by the Japanese.
Two new species of jellyfish, Keesingia gigas and Malo bella, both believed to cause Irukandji syndrome, have been discovered off Western Australia’s central coast by Dr Lisa-Ann Gershwin of CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research.