Octopuses

From a Margined Octopus using a coconut shell as a tool for shelter to a Day Octopus ejecting ink, our photographers have captured some brilliant behavioural shots of these highly-intelligent cephalopods. Click on any of the images below to view more photographs from our archive, including images of rare deep-sea dumbo octopuses, noted for their fins which resemble the ears of Disney's famous elephant.

 
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MSU00793_Day_Octopus
PBB00082_Deep_Sea_Octopus
JMG00268_Curled_Octopus
MSU00797_Day_Octopus_ejecting_ink

JZT00304_Day_Octopus_eye_detail
RGS01435_Margined_Octopus_in_Coconut_Shell
RGS02333_Mimic_Octopus
VMC00486_Two_Spot_Octopus
   
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