A shellfish caught by a fisherman in Suruga Bay, Japan, was not what it first appeared, according to Storyful
Video shows an octopus emerge from a shell and then leap off the side of a boat to return to the water.
A member of a fishing party, Ai Miura, uploaded the video to Twitter on July 7.
Small octopuses are known to requisition shells left behind by other mollusks, using them for protection.
Octopus emerges from shell, surprising fisherman in Japan