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    • Octopus bimaculoides
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    • California two-spot octopus

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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sidesplotch

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January 23, 2016 04:05 PM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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sidesplotch

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January 21, 2016 02:02 PM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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sidesplotch

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November 25, 2015 02:52 PM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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sidesplotch

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November 24, 2015 02:18 PM PST

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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fieldnotes

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April 5, 1998

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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darellano

Date

May 9, 2015 09:53 AM PDT

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Slough Rd (Google, OSM)

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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jdiamond2014

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May 9, 2015 09:55 AM PDT

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Slough Rd (Google, OSM)

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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awalmsley

Date

May 9, 2015 09:38 AM PDT

Place

Slough Rd (Google, OSM)

Description

Small
Hiding under rock
Can change colors and camouflage itself to look like a leaf

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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sarahebe

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May 9, 2015 09:54 AM PDT

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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joearg

Date

May 9, 2015 09:41 AM PDT

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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brsamuel

Date

May 9, 2015 09:54 AM PDT

Place

Slough Rd (Google, OSM)

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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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mijocop

Date

May 9, 2015 09:33 AM PDT

Place

Slough Rd (Google, OSM)
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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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