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Licence: 
All rights reserved.
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

This octopus shows a deimatic display. Note the intensive blue ocelli (eye spots), which are a characteristic for the species Octopus filosus. You can compare this deimatic display to the one of Octopus vulgaris in image 1465.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean sea, netherlands antilles, bonaire

Creator: 
Ruth Byrne
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith