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Blue Ringed Octopus

(genus Hapalochlaena)


Just a bit smaller than a golfball. Beautiful blue ring patterns all over its body.


Sandy and rocky area in the shallow (10-15 feet) area of Toros Point (Secret Bay) in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines

No species ID suggestions


Beautiful! these octopuses can be deadly. They are very poisonous.

Palaimon 3 years ago

Nice little octopus!!

Romblon, Philippines

Lat: 12.88, Long: 121.77

Spotted on Jun 13, 2009
Submitted on Oct 25, 2011

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