Adorable new octopus discovered in Monterey Bay

Here is the cutest octopus you will see today.



Nicknamed the "flapjack octopus" until an official scientific name is given, the adorable sea creature looks like a character you might see in Finding Nemo.

Stephanie Bush, a postdoctoral fellow with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute will be responsible for naming the creature.

"I was thinking about what my options are [for naming it], and I wanted it to be something indicative of the characteristic of the species. Since they're so cute, I thought I could name it the Opistoteuthis adorabilis," Bush told ABC News.


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