Pygmy from North Queensland

Neogonodactylus

Haliphron Atlanticus
Staff member
Moderator
Joined
Mar 17, 2003
Messages
662
#1
Here are two images of a pygmy octopus I caught on Lizard Island last week. This is not the first time I have encountered it there. It lives at a depth of 1-10 m, usually in coral rubble, and in high energy habitats. It is very similar to Octopus bocki, but probably is a new species.

Roy
 

Attachments

Members online

No members online now.

Forum statistics

Threads
19,325
Messages
201,730
Members
8,252
Latest member
RSG

Monty Awards

TONMOCON IV (2011): Terri
TONMOCON V (2013): Jean
TONMOCON VI (2015): Taollan
TONMOCON VII (2018): ekocak

About the Monty Awards
Top