Haida Gwaii Giant Pacific Octopus | The Octopus News Magazine Online
  • Thanks for visiting! TONMO is the world's greatest online cephalopod enthusiast community, with interactive content going back to May of 2000, and a biennial conference. If you'd like to join in on the fun, become a TONMO member -- it's easy and free. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more cephy goodness.

Haida Gwaii Giant Pacific Octopus

This small ;) - 6 or 7 kilos - giant pacific octopus was making his way from a drying tidepool to the ocean's edge when we encountered it. The octopus had been in a tidepool on a rock reef. It appears that it was motivated to find the ocean's edge as the tidepool was draining and possibly heating from the sun. We watched him travel from the tidepool to the water - a distance of 50 to 70 meters - at an almost walking pace. The location was Gray Bay, on Moresby Island (Queen Charlotte Islands), SE of Sandspit, BC, Canada. Check out www.octopus-diver.com for more octopus pics.
There are no comments to display.

Media information

Cephalopod Species
Added by
Date added
View count
Comment count
0.00 star(s) 0 ratings

Share this media

Members online

No members online now.