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Big Blue Octopus It was quite a big octopus we found while diving in the walls of Phi Phi Lei, Thailand (2008). <br />
Habitat: Crevices in the walls of the reef. Big Blue Octopus,Fall,Geotagged,Octopus cyanea,Thailand Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Big Blue Octopus

It was quite a big octopus we found while diving in the walls of Phi Phi Lei, Thailand (2008).
Habitat: Crevices in the walls of the reef.

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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 Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jul 15, 2016. Captured Nov 20, 2008 02:49 in Unnamed Road, Tambon Ao Nang, Amphoe Mueang Krabi, Chang Wat Krabi 81000, Thailand.
  • SP550UZ
  • f/2.8
  • 10/600s
  • ISO50
  • 4.68mm