what kind of octopus is this?



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Posted by Chris on February 10, 2005 at 15:18:16:

I took these pictures of an octopus on last Saturday's Sea Divers to San Clemente Island. It was small and hiding in a crevice. I canít tell if is an Red Octopus (Octopus rubescens) or a Two Spot Octopus (Octopus bimaculatus or Octopus bimaculoides). Can you tell what kind it is?


San Clemente Island octopus

San Clemente Island octopus

San Clemente Island octopus

all photos ©Chris Grossman, diver.net


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