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The mimic octopus is an Indo-Pacific species of octopus capable of impersonating other local species. They are notable for being able to change their skin color and texture in order to blend in with their environment, such as algae-encrusted rock and nearby coral through pigment sacs known as chromatophores. The mimic octopus possesses chromatophores as well as the unique behaviour of taking shape of various objects and animals.
The mimic octopus is the only currently known marine animal to.. more

Similar species: Octopuses
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Jul 25, 2017. Captured in Jl. Silayukti, Padangbai, Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871, Indonesia.