Wonderpus (Wunderpus photogenicus) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving


Often confused with or misidentified as a Mimic Octopus, the Wonderpus is a separate species, and was only officialy and properly described in 2006. Wonderpus photogenicus is most-commonly seen around Lembeh, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, but has been seen in The Philippines and Southern Pacific, as well as other areas of Indonesia.

Wonderpus (Wonderpus photogenicus) in Indoesia
And adult Wonderpus (Wonderpus photogenicus)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Wonderpus (Wonderpus photogenicus), Indonesia
The Wonderpus (Wonderpus photogenicus) in indonesia
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Wonderpus (Wonderpus photogenicus) is similar to but different from the Mimic Octopus
Wonderpus (Wonderpus photogenicus)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Wonderpus Wunderpus photogenicus
Scientific Rank
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Order: Octopoda (Octopuses)
Family: Octopodidae (Octopodidae)
Genus: Wunderpus (Wunderpus)
Species: Wunderpus photogenicus

Wonderpus - Where Can You Find Them When Scuba diving?


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