Caption: Reef octopus (Octopus briareus) hunting at night. It hunts by covering rocks and coral with the webbing of its arms, then extending its arms into cracks and crevices in the reef, looking for crustaceans or resting fish. Filmed off St Lucia, in the Caribbean Sea.

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Reef octopus hunting

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Duration: 00:00:33.24

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Frame rate: 25

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