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Can you see me? Day/Reef Octopus - Octopus cyanea like most Octopi can be extremely well camouflage.  In this picture, the body has taken up appendages like shapes to further blend in to its environment. Big Blue Octopus,Day Octopus,Geotagged,Maldives,Octopus,Octopus cyanea,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Can you see me?

Day/Reef Octopus - Octopus cyanea like most Octopi can be extremely well camouflage. In this picture, the body has taken up appendages like shapes to further blend in to its environment.

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  1. Yes, I can see you but I have to look twice. Posted 4 years ago
    1. He he, Octopus are very good with their camouflage :D Posted 4 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 Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Apr 1, 2017. Captured Mar 6, 2017 10:46 in Bandhari Magu, Addu City, Maldives.
  • TG-4
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO320
  • 12.6mm