Atlantic Pygmy Octopus - Octopus joubini - in the order Octopoda, this is the smallest of octopus species, but not the smallest in the world, with an armspan of only 2-4" (5.08-10.16 cm). It lays elliptical amber eggs in a sheltered place
"mimic_octopus_australia While most known octopuses are able to change color and shape for camouflage, mimic octopuses can also impersonate other animals to deter would-be predators." Always thought these things were so cool.
Dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis). This is one of the rarest species of octopus in the world. They live in the deepest parts of the ocean and are nicknamed "Dumbo octopus" because of a pair of fins that are attached to their heads. They use these fins to stay above the sea floor in their search for food #oceanlife
The blue-ringed octopuses (genus Hapalochlaena) are three (or perhaps four) octopus species that live in tide pools and coral reefs in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, from Japan to Australia (mainly around southern New South Wales and South Australia, and northern Western Australia). This octopus is one of the most venomous animals on the planet. https://www.facebook.com/somersault1824