Little Octopus from the Lembeh Strait

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  1. Nick Hope

    Nick Hope Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    Help with ID please! I videoed this little octopus at "TK3" in the Lembeh Strait, Indonesia, at 4m depth/28°C. It was about 10-15mm long. There was a little bit of discussion at https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153927112802746 in which juvenile Amphioctopus aegina and juvenile mimic octopus were suggested.

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    I messaged @mucktopus after your post but she had disappeared off the on-line planet for a few months. She did return my pm today with the following,
     
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    Thank you. I've never knowingly seen either Octopus cyanea or Amphioctopus kagoshimensis in the Lembeh Strait but of course that's not to say that they're not there. I made a video of the footage I have in case it helps:

     

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