The murderous cephalopod had been sharing an aquarium with several dogfish sharks until staff kept finding the dead, mutilated bodies of the fish at the bottom of the tank. The octopus would wrestle the sharks, often turning them upside down so they become paralysed, and then gorging on their flesh before it had enough of their bodies and dumping them before moving on. In fact, it was also in Seattle, at the Seattle Aquarium, that a giant Pacific octopus was filmed killing a shark a few years ago. The Giant Pacific Octopus is happiest more than 6,000 feet below the surface of the ocean, swimming among the dark and murky depths. Algae octopus — 50+ gallons. The giant octopus is extremely common throughout the Pacific North West and they held a regular spot on display of the Seattle Aquarium over the years. It's not the first time that octopus have made a dogfish shark their dinner - but it seems the Seattle Giant Pacific had some additional help. The murderous cephalopod had been sharing an aquarium with several dogfish sharks until staff kept finding the dead, mutilated bodies of the fish at the bottom of the tank. 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