This image, courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Hohonu Moana 2016, shows a small translucent octopus, nicknamed Casper for his resemblance to the famous cartoon ghost.


The animal was observed during a mission conducted northeast of Necker Island, a small island in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, by the Okeanos Explorer ship. Pic/AFP