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  1. Wow, what on earth is that? A single eye of an octopus? Posted 10 years ago
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''Octopus cyanea'', also known as the big blue octopus, day octopus and Cyane's octopus, is an octopus in the family Octopodidae. It occurs in both the Pacific and Indian Oceans, from Hawaii to the eastern coast of Africa.

''O. cyanea'' grows to 16 cm in mantle length with arms to at least 80 cm.

The type specimen was collected off Australia and is deposited at The Natural History Museum in London.

Similar species: Octopuses
Species identified by Ludo Sak
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Uploaded Jan 6, 2012. Captured Dec 31, 2010 14:20.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • f/13.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm