September 24, 2018

Aquarium answers questions about mystery "octo-squid"


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By Brooks Baehr – bio | email

KANEOHE (HawaiiNewsNow) – Ten year old Rocky Hawn was fishing in Kaneohe Bay off Heeia Kea Pier Wednesday when he made an unusual catch.

“I saw taco octopus in the regular holes inside the shallow, but not like this kind huge humongous squid / octopus or whatever it is,” Hawn told Hawaii News Now.

Hawn proudly displayed his catch in the family carport Thursday and gave it a name.

“Octo-squid because the top half takes after a squid and