Taonius pavo in the cockatoo position. JSL II dive 1685; 10 October 1988; Bahamas; depth = 853 m; temp = 8.8 oC; specimen collected (USNM 81712); DML = 140 mm. The video clip shows the individual inking from the cockatoo posture and escaping.
From: Vecchione, M and C.F.E. Roper. 1992. Cephalopods observed from submersibles in the western North Atlantic. Bulletin of Marine Science, 49(1-2):433-445.
Online abstract: http://invertebrates.si.edu/cephs/vr91/cephs4.html
To see other cephalopod videos: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?fq=online_media_type%3A%22Video+recordings%22&q=&fq=tax_class:%22Cephalopoda%22
Author: Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History