O. Octopodoidea

O. Octopus


Indian Reef Octopus

Dark-blue Eight-footed

Male South Vilivaru Giri Full Video

0' ~ 34'

Male South Vilivaru Giri Full Video

0' ~ 20'

Octopus cyanea, also known as the big blue octopus or day octopus, is an octopus in the family Octopodidae. It occurs in both the Pacific and Indian Oceans, from Hawaii to the eastern coast of Africa. O. cyanea grows to 16 cm in mantle length with arms to at least 80 cm. This octopus was described initially by the British zoologist John Edward Gray in 1849; the type specimen was collected off Australia and is at the Natural History Museum in London.

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