REEF OCTOPUS OR DAY OCTOPUS

Octopus cyanea
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This large ocellate octopus is the most commonly seen octopus on coral reefs. Itís active during the day. This species is recognized by the black false eye spot and red brown arm tips with regular rows of white spots. They feed on crabs and other crustaceans and fish.
Frequency of sightings:
Occasional
Best time of year:
All year round
Remarks:
Depth range 6 - 30 m
Divesites seen at:
Batu Sandar, California Dreaming, Nudi Retreat, Police Pier
Taxonomical order of this critter:
Invertebrate
Mollusks
Cephalopod
Octopus
- Algae Octopus
- Blue-ringed octopus
- Coconut octopus or Veined octopus
- Hairy octopus
- Longarm Octopus
- Mimic octopus
- Mototi octopus
- Reef Octopus or Day octopus
- Starry night octopus
- Wunderpus octopus

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