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Octopus tetricus

Gloomy Octopus at Merimbula, NSW

Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Jul 2020
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Several dead octopi found on the low tide exposed sand, not far out from the Boardwalk.

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Jennyncmg wrote:
   2 Aug 2020
It looks like a Gloomy Octopus from the colouring

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 30 Jul 2020 12:17 PM Recorded on
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