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Veined / Coconut Octopus

Amphioctopus marginatus


Octopus has been known to be an intelligent animal. This picture shows a Juvenile Veined Octopus using a beer bottle as its home. They are also called Coconut Octopus as when they were newly discovered, they were found to be hiding, using and carrying coconut shells as their home/shelters.


Shallow reefs, usually among sandy and coral rubble areas.

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AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @mati1 :)

AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @Ava T-B :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 3 years ago

Wonderful photo!!

Batangas, Philippines

Lat: 13.76, Long: 120.91

Spotted on Feb 1, 2013
Submitted on Aug 9, 2015

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