Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Common Octopus

The Common Octopus is an extremely intelligent Cephalopod, found in seas & oceans around the world.

Common Octopus hunting across the reef at sunset.
Common Octopus
Credit: Sven Peeters
Common Octopus wary of the photographer
Common Octopus wary of the photographer
Common Octopus
Common Octopus
Common Octopus Octopus vulgaris
Scientific Rank
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Order: Octopoda (Octopuses)
Family: Octopodidae (Octopodidae)
Genus: Octopus (Octopus)
Species: Octopus vulgaris
Average Size: 1 metre

No Troubles Just Bubbles' divers who recently saw Common Octopus

Spotted in: Maldives Maldives
Diving from boat: MV Emperor Serenity
Trip destinations: North Male Atoll, South Male Atoll, Ari Atoll, Rasdhoo Atoll, Vaavu Atoll
When: Dec 2022
Spotted in: Thailand Thailand
Diving from boat: The Junk
Trip destinations: Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck
When: Nov 2022
Spotted in: Thailand Thailand
Diving from boat: Merdeka 3
Trip destinations: Racha Yai, Racha Noi, Koh Phi Phi
When: Aug 2022

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2 years ago
I find octopus holes by looking for white markings near holes or cracks
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