ID Help? Supplier has this octo and sent me some pics

Discussion in 'ID Requests' started by AquaticEngineer, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. AquaticEngineer

    AquaticEngineer GPO Registered

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    Trying to figure out what this is.

    He says its out of mexico (which I believe since they collect out of baja)

    Here's a brief video that shows it:
    [video=dailymotion;xsw4ug]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xsw4ug_mr-octopus-and-the-rockin-cortez-inverts_animals?start=2&forcedQuality=hd720[/video]

    Heres pics of it

     

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  2. DWhatley

    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    Immediate first impression is O. bimaculoides (could also be O. bimaculatus but we have never seen one). Here is Diego's link to compare pictures but there are others on the site and on the web worth Googling.
     

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