Lilliput longarm octopus -Macrotritopus defilippi (ID Tentative)
Pantai Parigi, Lembeh.
They imitate flounders to sneak away.
ID tentative. It mus be a very similar species to Macrotritopus defilippi, if not the same. However the distribution is different, reason why I say is tentative.
''Macrotritopus defilippi'', commonly known as the Lilliput longarm octopus or the Atlantic longarm octopus, is a small species of octopus, a marine cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda.
This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean. Its typical habitat is shallow sandy areas. Its yellowish-brown colouration enables it to blend into its surroundings making it well-camouflaged when stationary. In the Caribbean it has been found that when it moves.. more