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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Wide angle photo of a solitary O. cyanea moving across a rocky intertidal area. The octopus is the rather dark object in the very center of the image. The animals would move very slowly in a wooden stiff posture termed "moving rock". A highly cryptic body pattern.

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