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Cute Baby Octo This baby Blue-ringed Octopus - Hapalochlaena lunulata is around 1.5 cm, using the coin as size reference.<br />
It was resting on substrate with blue colour, letting it camouflage well.<br />
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I only saw it when it was swimming/floating around and followed it as I knew it was an Octopus right away.<br />
This was not the smallest Blue-ringed Octopus that I have seen so far, have seen a tiny one of less than 1 cm. Anilao,Batangas,Blue-ringed Octopus,Geotagged,Greater blue-ringed octopus,Hapalochlaena lunulata,Octopus,Philippines,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Cute Baby Octo

This baby Blue-ringed Octopus - Hapalochlaena lunulata is around 1.5 cm, using the coin as size reference.
It was resting on substrate with blue colour, letting it camouflage well.

I only saw it when it was swimming/floating around and followed it as I knew it was an Octopus right away.
This was not the smallest Blue-ringed Octopus that I have seen so far, have seen a tiny one of less than 1 cm.

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The greater blue-ringed octopus is one of four species of venomous blue-ringed octopuses belonging to the octopodidae family.

Similar species: Octopuses
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Jun 10, 2017. Captured Mar 29, 2013 18:45 in Mabini Circumferential Rd, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines.
  • DSC-RX100
  • f/4.5
  • 1/100s
  • ISO640
  • 30.46mm