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Octopus rubescens
Octopus rubescens
East Pacific Red Octopus
Photographer: Ron Wolf

ID: 0000 0000 1110 0265 (2010-11-05)

Copyright © 2010 Ron Wolf

  • date of photo  May 31, 2009
  • location   Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. Moss Beach (San Mateo County, California, US)
  • family Octopodidae
  • order Octopoda
  • class Cephalopoda
  • habitat  intertidal
  • notes   Camouflage in action. These two images were taken five seconds apart as the Octopus changed its skin color.
  • keywords: vertical, camouflage
  • camera   Canon 40D, 100mm, f/11, 1/40 sec.
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   East Pacific Red Octopus, Red Octopus (photographer)
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