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day octopus (Octopus cyanea)
Subject: day octopus (Octopus cyanea)
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Octopus cyaneain Kona.jpg
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day octopus (Octopus cyanea)

English: Octopus cyanea in Kona, Hawaii
Date 2009
Author Brocken Inaglory

The big blue octopus or day octopus (Octopus cyanea) is an octopus in the family Octopodidae. Octopus cyanea is found on reefs and in shallow waters in the Indo-Pacific. Its range extends from the Red Sea, the East African coast, and Madagascar, to southeastern Asia, Oceania, and as far as Hawaii.

Scientific Name: Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Common Names: Day Octopus, Big Blue Octopus, Cyane's Octopus
Callistoctopus magnocellatus Taki, 1964
Octopus cyaneus Gray, 1849
Octopus glaber Rüppell, 1920
Octopus horsti Joubin, 1898
Octopus marmoratus Hoyle, 1885
Polypus herdmani Hoyle, 1904

big blue octopus
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