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2006-05-23-02-59-04

Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

Found under a shallow coral reef ledge, this Caribbean Two-Spot Octopus (Octopus filosusi) is well camouflaged and can generally only be seen if it moves.
The large ocellated spot or ocellus is thought to be a false eye used to confuse prey or predators.
This mottled pattern is not unusual however colors and patternation is extremely variable.

· Date: Sat July 15, 2006 · Reference ID: /22006-05-23-02-59-04 · Views: 9771 ·
Keywords: two spot octopus octopi cephalopoda octopoda caribbean rare unusual hidden eight legs tentacles 8 keys atlantic
Additional Categories: May 2006 Florida Scubadiving - Paul Osmond

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