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Day Octopus - Octopus cyanea This Day Octopus - Octopus cyanea was quite large in size.<br />
Octopus are amazing animal with the ability to change their colours and shape in an instance at their whim and fancy. Anilao,Batangas,Big Blue Octopus,Day Octopus,Fall,Geotagged,Octopus,Octopus cyanea,Philippines Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Day Octopus - Octopus cyanea

This Day Octopus - Octopus cyanea was quite large in size.
Octopus are amazing animal with the ability to change their colours and shape in an instance at their whim and fancy.

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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 Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Dec 2, 2016. Captured Nov 26, 2016 10:50 in Unnamed Road, San Luis, Batangas, Philippines.
  • TG-4
  • f/2.8
  • 1/100s
  • ISO200
  • 4.5mm