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Madrona Point - several pacific giant octopus

Tom Hlavac

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We dove Madrona Point (southwest shore of Northwest Bay, north of Nanaimo, BC, Canada) on New Year's Day, 2014. Several octopus, 6 larger and 2 smaller, observed during the dive. Madrona Point's big wall has several vertical and horizontal cracks, and there are boulder dens along the swims to/from the shore.

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- segment 1 of the full dive, from this youtube you can link to the other segments
 

DWhatley

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Tom,
LOL, every time I saw suckers, I stuck my nose closer to the screen, trying to see more :roll:

I was surprised to see flounder were found in cold water too! Is the large fish in the octo video a type of grouper? I know it is not the Goliath Grouper we see in the keys but it looked to be related (Panther maybe?).

Can I get you to edit your profile and include something about your home location?
 

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