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    • Octopus bimaculoides
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    • California two-spot octopus

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April 14, 2015 01:24 PM PDT

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April 14, 2015 01:24 PM PDT

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February 16, 2015

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February 16, 2015

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March 19, 2015 03:08 PM PDT

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March 18, 2015 01:16 PM PDT

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March 17, 2015 03:02 PM PDT

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Looked like 2 were mating

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March 17, 2015 01:56 PM PDT

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March 17, 2015 12:46 PM PDT

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January 17, 2015 03:52 PM PST

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3" long. Tide pooling group excursion. Low tide. Shell Beach, Sonoma county.

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December 22, 2014 03:07 PM PST

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December 7, 2014 03:15 PM PST
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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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