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What's the latin name of this octopus?

Nancy

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I checked past posts and Rudiger had an O. bimaculoides, the one we refer to as a bimac (the O. stands for Octopus). So that most likely is the octopus in the photo.

The color must be a bit reddish in this pic, too.

Nancy
 

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yeah, its a bimac like nancy said, just thought i'd chime in to agree with the colour, must have been the tank's lights?
 

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