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Lilliput longarm octopus -Macrotritopus defilippi (ID Tentative) Pantai Parigi, Lembeh.<br />
They imitate flounders to sneak away.<br />
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.  Abdopus,Geotagged,Indonesia,Lilliput longarm octopus,Long-Armed Octopus,Macrotritopus defilippi,Octopus,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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.

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''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

Similar species: Octopuses
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jul 19, 2018. Captured May 15, 2018 03:13 in Unnamed Road, Pintukota, Lembeh Utara, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.6
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 14.41mm