Scientists intrigued by open-ocean dwelling blanket octopus washing up in Port Fairy

By Jackson Graham
Updated May 14 2019 - 10:44am, first published 8:00am
WASHED UP: A blanket octopus has washed up at Port Fairy with scientists believing recent storm activity could have carried the creature from the open ocean onto the beach. Picture Julian Finn

A mysterious and rarely seen female octopus has washed up on a Port Fairy beach but scientists are unsure exactly why.

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