Hi there Could you any one help me to identify this octopus. I took the picture at Jones Bay, Tawharanui Peninsula which about 60km north from Auckland. I would like to know which species of this octopus. I try to find from guide book but it is very confuse... I think ether Octopus gibbsi or Pinnoctopus cordiformis. size: head 14cm leg 46cm total 60cm He was in the Rock crevice at 2m deep water. Water temperature was 19 degrees. I took this photo at 19th April 2010.