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    • Octopus bimaculoides
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    • California two-spot octopus

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Recent observations

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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amplex4love

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January 15, 2017 06:49 PM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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tbarnhart

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January 12, 2017 01:18 PM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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alex_bairstow

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January 1, 2017 09:50 AM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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alex_bairstow

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January 1, 2017 09:31 AM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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tiyumq

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December 12, 2016 02:38 PM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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dlbowls

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December 12, 2016 03:45 PM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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tiyumq

Date

December 11, 2016 02:11 PM PST

Description

Found this guy in on the sand still alive. brought him to a good home. Don't know how to identify the yet.

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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cvaldecantos

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December 2, 2016 12:39 PM HST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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adyer

Date

November 14, 2016

Description

Just hanging in front of its glass.

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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alex_bairstow

Date

November 12, 2016 01:21 AM PST

Description

Hidden under a rock as usual--only one tentacle is visible in this photo

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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tbarnhart

Date

October 14, 2016 03:40 PM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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serpophaga

Date

October 11, 2015 03:55 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The California two-spot octopus (Octopus bimaculoides), also known as the "bimac" octopus, is an octopus species found off the coast of California. One can identify the species by the circular blue eyespots on each side of its head. Due to their friendly temperament and relative hardiness, they are considered by most experts to make the best pet octopus. Bimacs usually live to be about two years old. They are closely related to Verrill's two-spot octopus (Octopus...

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