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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

An O. maya sitting motionless in an algae covered bottom showing near perfect crypsis. Note the leafy nature of the skin papillae on the lateral mantle and arms. Note the same octopus was photographed in images 986-998 (except image 994) during a 30-minute period.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: S. gulf of mexico, campeche, mexico

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