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Day Octopus

Octopus cyanea

Description:

This Day Octopus - Octopus cyanea was seen during daytime and was out hunting for food. Octopus are master of camouflage and have the ability to change their skin colours and texture within seconds as they moves from their hideout (Pic#5) to the open (Pics #4). Pics #1 & #2 showing them flashing their colours and spreading the webbing on their tentacles to try to 'flush' out their prey from coral blocks.

Habitat:

Tropical reef.


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16 Comments

triggsturner
triggsturner 4 months ago

Congrats Albert on your 1st place for this category.

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 4 months ago

Congratulations Albert!

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 4 months ago

Thanks, @Daniele for selecting this :)

Thanks too, @Sergio, @Brian38, @Antonio, @Sukanya and @Tukup for your kind words and appreciation :)

Tukup
Tukup 4 months ago

Great series Albert. Congratulations and thanks for sharing.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 4 months ago

Wonderful as always...congratulations...and looking forward to many more.

Congrats Albert

Brian38
Brian38 4 months ago

Congratulations Albert!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 months ago

Congratulations Albert

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 months ago

Congratulations Albert, this spotting came first in our 2018 Best Wildlife Photo Competition, Others category!

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AlbertKang
AlbertKang 11 months ago

Thanks, @Ashley for the nomination.

AshleyT
AshleyT 11 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 12 months ago

Thank you, @Mauna :)

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 12 months ago

Marvelous.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 12 months ago

Thanks, @Lauren and @Brian38 for your kind words :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 12 months ago

Amazing!

Brian38
Brian38 12 months ago

Awesome spotting Albert!

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Batangas, Philippines

Lat: 13.69, Long: 120.89

Spotted on Jul 27, 2018
Submitted on Aug 22, 2018

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