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  • English
    • Big Blue Octopus
    • Day Octopus
    • Reef Octopus
  • Spanish
    • Pulpo azul
  • Scientific Names
    • Octopus cyanea
    • Octopus cyaneus

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robk

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January 9, 2017

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johnturnbull

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August 1, 2015 03:29 PM AEST

Description

This large occy was down on the sand when a fish started showing interest. It shot up to the top of a coral mound and made like a coral as you see here. This is what it looked like a few seconds beforehand: flic.kr/p/wUrvVW Ningaloo Marine Park

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johnturnbull

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August 1, 2015 03:27 PM AEST

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Ningaloo Marine Park

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December 5, 2016

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October 22, 2016

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Maharani (Google, OSM)

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catta

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December 7, 2016

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davidr

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December 3, 2016 09:09 AM HST

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maractwin

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November 11, 2016 06:30 AM EST

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maractwin

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November 6, 2016 07:01 AM EST

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maractwin

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November 6, 2016 07:00 AM EST

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maractwin

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November 4, 2016 02:14 PM EDT

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shuetrim

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April 27, 2014 04:44 PM AEST
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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