1. Hands

    Hey all! from Israel

    Hey Im from israel, 27 years old, im an aquarium hobbyist for many years now, and lately developed interest in Octopuses and cephs in general. Im fascinated by the behavior and the unique intelligence of the octopus, although im not sure that raising him in captivity in "sealed tight lock...
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    Olive closeups.JPG

    Closeups of my juvenile red octopus (O. rubescens) named Olive
  3. Olive Christmas.JPG

    Olive Christmas.JPG

    Happy Holidays to All!
  4. Olive closeup4 black & white.jpg

    Olive closeup4 black & white.jpg

    Closeup of juvenile O. rubescens (edited)
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    Olive photoedit.jpg

    Juvenile O. rubescens (edited)
  6. Olive closeup.jpg

    Olive closeup.jpg

    Juvenile O. rubescens
  7. (video) Olive hiding.mov

    (video) Olive hiding.mov

    Juvenile O. rubescens exploring his/her favorite hiding spots
  8. Olive black and white2.jpeg

    Olive black and white2.jpeg

    Juvenile O. rubescens (edited)
  9. K

    Looking for an Octopus: UK

    Hello! I am a masters student studying Biodesign at Central Saint Martins, London and I am wondering whether anyone in the UK - or specifically in London/SW England - has an octopus I could come and visit after this lockdown?? I LOVE THEM and hence have chosen to do my thesis and likely my PhD...
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    Olive light vs dark coloration.JPG

    Juvenile O. rubescens displaying color-change abilities!
  11. Olive Halloween.jpg

    Olive Halloween.jpg

    Happy Halloween everyone!
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    Olive2 photoedit.jpeg

    Edited picture of juvenile O. rubescens
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    Baby East Pacific Red Octopus (Octopus rubescens)
  14. Olive (three spikes below eye).jpg

    Olive (three spikes below eye).jpg

    Previously misidentified as a bimac, but now I'm thinking this is an East Pacific Red (Octopus rubescens) juvenile. Note the three "spikes" below the eye...
  15. Olive half brown half tan.jpg

    Olive half brown half tan.jpg

    Baby two-spot octopus (Octopus bimaculoides) showing off color change abilities & false eyespots
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    Baby two-spot octopus (Octopus bimaculoides) dark coloration
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    Olive photoedit4.jpg

    Edited photo of a baby two-spot octopus (Octopus bimaculoides)
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    Olive photoedit2.jpg

    Edited photo of a baby two-spot octopus (Octopus bimaculoides) whose spots aren't yet fully developed
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    My baby two-spot named Olive
  20. (video) Olive the octo.MOV

    (video) Olive the octo.MOV

    Baby two-spot octopus ("bimac")