Jamie Bisceglia told HuffPost she couldn't get the animal's beak to dislodge. "It was like a prong.”
The female cephalopod was caught in a crab trap and needed months of rehabilitation before she could go free.
The Grimpoteuthis octopus, also called the dumbo octopus, is both spooky and adorable.
The Molly-coddled octopuses were "very playful, doing water acrobatics."
The cephalopod soothsayer was sold as seafood before Japan's ouster from tournament.
The market owner won't sell octopus products after playing hide-and-seek with a friendly cephalopod.
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The 8-legged creature has been nicknamed "Casper the Friendly Ghost."
The Seattle Aquarium said the 70-pound cephalopod could end up eating rather than mating with the smaller octopus.