Octopus found in the Sunderbans - Times of India

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    6 [SIZE=-1]KOLKATA: A three-inch-long octopus was netted by fishermen in the Sunderbans on Saturday. At Sunderban's Sarberia area, Madhab Das and six other fishermen had gone fishing. They had laid the net when they suddenly noticed a very tiny animal. ...[/SIZE]
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    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    By the description this sounds a lot like an arboreal species...
     
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    I was just reading about the Sunderbands, because i had no idea where it was. One of the sites a came across, a dive website from the area, says its a great place to go at lowtide to observe octopuses.
     
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    I did the same because it sounded like a FW environment but it turns out the Indian part is brackish to salt (with salt becoming more concentrated with climate change) so it is not kin to the Pacific Northwest tree octo.
     

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