larger pacific striped octopus

  1. Stalker.mp4


    In the second edition of Hanlon and Messenger's Cephalopod Behaviour they report that no octopus have been observed in the field to stalk their prey. The Larger Pacific Striped Octopus may be the exception. While this rare octopus has not been observed to stalk in the field, Rodaniche recorded...
  2. LPSO Female Resting Posture 5 25 2017 Med

    LPSO Female Resting Posture 5 25 2017 Med

    This medium sized LPSO spends much of her time during the day setting in her shell resting on her elbows. (Yes, I know that octopuses don't have elbows but the posture reminds me of my kids setting at the dining room table bored to death.) But then she detects a movement in the gravel and...