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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

An O. cyanea in full pounce attack on a small coral head. The octopuses arms and web have completely enveloped the coral rock and any living prey organisms hiding beneath it. The octopus is in a fairly conspicuous dark body pattern.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: S. pacific, french polynesia

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