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

An adult animal foraging in extremely shallow water and displaying excellent camouflage body patterning. This highly cryptic pattern shows good matching of coloration, brightness, skin texture and body posture to achieve camouflage. The octopus is in the very center of the image.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Manihi atoll, french polynesia

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