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Terrifying video shows a diver fighting off the giant octopus

to connectVideoGiant octopus attacks a scuba diver in the Sea of Japan

Raw video: Giant octopus and latches on to the Russian scuba diver in the Sea of Japan.

If you thought it was a giant octopus, caught with his eight arms and it was a nightmare, think again.

A diver from the Mayak Gamov, Russia was the exploration of the Sea of Japan, when the massive mollusc swam over to him and laid out. For a few harrowing seconds, the octopus started swimming in the direction of in the depths of the ocean. In the terrifying footage, the octopus seems to have used its sharp beak to hide his mouth, and bite of the diver.

The divers eventually managed to break free from the creature, unharmed, and the octopus swam away.

THE GIRL IS DEADLY, VERY POISONOUS BLUE-RINGED OCTOPUS AT THE BEACH

The swimming off, the octopus will change color in an attempt to blend in with the sea floor.

The giant octopus which can grow up to 150 pounds, normally shy around people, and in the news.com.au of the reports. However, there have been a few cases in which a giant cephalopod who struggled with the divers, including an incident in 2014, off the coast of California.

These beings are the most intelligent invertebrates on Earth, according to LiveScience. They generally live in cold, coastal waters, and can be spotted in areas such as California, Oregon, Washington, and Russia, Japan and the Korean Peninsula.

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