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WQ71595-D. Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris) hunting. It has just trapped prey underneath its parachute-like webbed tentacles. This octopus is well camouflaged normally, but here has changed colors dramatically. This species well studied by scientists. Widely harvested for food. Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean.<br />
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WQ71595-D. Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris) hunting. It has just trapped prey underneath its parachute-like webbed tentacles. This octopus is well camouflaged normally, but here has changed colors dramatically. This species well studied by scientists. Widely harvested for food. Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean.
Photo Copyright © Brandon Cole. All rights reserved worldwide. www.brandoncole.com

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