Day octopus

Day octopus

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Credit: MATTHEW OLDFIELD/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Day octopus (Octopus cyanea). This octopus, also known as the common reef octopus, is common in the tropical Indo-Pacific region and, unusually for an octopus, it is active by day. It can change the colour and texture of its skin to camouflage itself from predators and prey, but spends much of its time hiding in a den. Photographed off Sipadan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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