Solitary, usually buried in sand in shallow water. Usually observed during afternoons, when it forages for small fish and crustaceans. It can display a dramatic brown and white stripped pattern when agitated or hunting. Its striped pattern and stalked eyes make it an easily recognizable species. It is sometimes confused with the mimic octopus, but the Wonderpus is smaller, the color of its stripes is clearer and most importantly, it doesnít acquire the shapes of other animals.
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Best time of year:
All year round
Newly described species. Up to 30 cm in total lenght,5-25m depth