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Giant Pacific Octopus Encountered by two Scuba Divers | Austrian Tribune

Giant Pacific Octopus Encountered by two Scuba Divers | Austrian Tribune | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

A beautiful eight-legged Giant Pacific octopus has been encountered by two scuba divers off Bluefish Cove in Carmel, CA, earlier this month. David Malvestuto and Warren Murray, the two divers and underwater photographers, spotted the octopus with the help of their large, expensive, professional underwater camera, 80-feet beneath the ocean's surface.

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WUNDERPUS OCTOPUS

WUNDERPUS OCTOPUS | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Photo setting: F/18 @ 1/160th, 105mm lens

Wunderpuss are one of my favorite octopuses to photograph because they are so industrious. They become very active in the afternoon when they come out to feed scooting along the bottom, probing small holes with their arms looking for a snack. Shrimp and shellfish, like clams, are the staples in a Wunderpusses diet. Webbing over their prey and trapping them is quite common in most octopus.

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How Does That Crazy Camouflage Octopus Disappear? [Video] | Octopus Chronicles, Scientific American Blog Network

How Does That Crazy Camouflage Octopus Disappear? [Video] | Octopus Chronicles, Scientific American Blog Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The vanishing octopus is back. This stunning cephalopod, caught on video by Roger Hanlon, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, has been ...
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