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Occelated Blue-ringed Octopus/Mototi Octopus

Amphioctopus mototi

Description:

A small species, around 5 cm in body size. When disturbed, it gives out a warning through 2 blue-rings below its eyes, next to its siphon. They are venomous.

Habitat:

Shallow reefs especially among coral rubbles and sandy bottom and sea grasses.

Notes:

All pictures shows the same Octopus. Like all octopi, they are masters of camouflage and can change colours as they moves from different environment, blending into their surrounding.

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3 Comments

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 6 years ago

Thanks, @Jae & @stephanielrickman

Jae
Jae 6 years ago

Great serie, Albert.

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 6 years ago

Fantastic photos Albert!

AlbertKang
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AlbertKang

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 28, 2015
Submitted on Mar 8, 2015

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