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Which dwarf octo has little white "caps" on it's eyes? Smooth, red, nocturnal- LFS doesn't know where it's from (You don't even know what OCEAN it's from???) doesn't sit with inverted arms like a merc, way too small for a joubini.
So, here are some macro shots. They are a bit milky as the plastic keeper he is in is from the LFS and old. HE is nocturnal and friendly. Will skitter across the top of the container, just out of the water- maybe a tide pool jumper? All I know of origin is "Pacific." Best distinguishing features are those red "caps" on the top of the eyes. Sometimes appears to have two large black spots on mantle, but when light shows through from behind, it's just internal structures (hearts, you can see them beat).