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Hairy Octopus

Octopus sp


This is a small octopus, body size around 1 inch only, very well camouflaged among coral rubble. They have appendages around their body that makes it looks hairy. Rarely sighted and elusive. If not mistaken, not much is known of this specie and it's not described yet.


Highly sought after by Underwater Macro Photographer, some even called it the Holy Grail of Cephalopods

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AlbertKang 8 years ago

Thanks, @Gilma. They can be difficult to see unless they are on the move.

And yea, sharing and learning at PN is amazing :)

WOW!! Fantastic pictures, so camouflaged.
I learn something all the time here at PN, never seen octopus like this one!!

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Bali, Indonesia

Spotted on Nov 4, 2011
Submitted on Mar 4, 2014

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