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

Common Octopus

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
Description

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

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Class:
Cephalopoda
Order: Octopoda (Octopuses)
Family: Octopodidae (Octopodidae)
Genus: Octopus (Octopus)
Species: Octopus vulgaris
Size
Average Size: 1 metre

Have you ever seen Common Octopus when diving?
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0 # Shamis 2020-11-21 14:59
I find octopus holes by looking for white markings near holes or cracks
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