Beautiful but deadly blue-ringed octopus - Anilao, Philippines - The blue-ringed octopus is 5 to 8 inches, but its venom is powerful enough to kill humans and there is no blue-ringed octopus anti-venom available.

Beautiful but deadly blue-ringed octopus - Anilao, Philippines - The blue-ringed octopus is 5 to 8 inches, but its venom is powerful enough to kill humans and there is no blue-ringed octopus anti-venom available.

Blue Ringed Octopus Facts and Underwater Photos|Underwater Photography Guide

Blue Ringed Octopus Facts and Underwater Photos|Underwater Photography Guide

Blue ringed octopus. When I first learned about this in marine bio I was pretty intrigued. And I always knew Australia is a dangerous country!

Blue ringed octopus. When I first learned about this in marine bio I was pretty intrigued. And I always knew Australia is a dangerous country!

Blue Ringed Octopus Facts and Underwater Photos|Underwater Photography Guide

Blue Ringed Octopus Facts and Underwater Photos|Underwater Photography Guide

Hapalochlaena: The blue-ringed octopuses live in tide pools and coral reefs in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. They are one of the world's most venomous marine animals. Despite their small size and relatively docile nature, they can prove a danger to humans. They can be recognized by their characteristic blue and black rings and yellowish skin. When the octopus is agitated, the brown patches darken dramatically, and iridescent blue rings or clumps of rings appear and pulsate within the…

Hapalochlaena: The blue-ringed octopuses live in tide pools and coral reefs in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. They are one of the world's most venomous marine animals. Despite their small size and relatively docile nature, they can prove a danger to humans. They can be recognized by their characteristic blue and black rings and yellowish skin. When the octopus is agitated, the brown patches darken dramatically, and iridescent blue rings or clumps of rings appear and pulsate within the…

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Cool facts #640 Cool facts #640 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue-ringed_octopus

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