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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

This octopus shows good crypsis to sand bottom. Note the large mantle white spots behind head. These are quite characteristic for this species. Ocellus (eye spot) is visible just below the eye.

Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean sea, bimini, bahamas

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