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Broadclub Cuttlefish. About twelve inches.
Broadclub Cuttlefish. Look at next photo
Broadclub Cuttlefish, same one as before, less than a second later.
Here's another color change from a different cuttlefish.
And its even changed its shape from a ragged to smooth look.
Mimickry, cuttlefish blending in with Elkhorn coral.
Yep, looks like Elkhorn Coral.
Cuttlefish mating. Changing color.
Cuttlefish, the female to the right is depositing eggs in the reef. Male is standing guard to keep
Look, there's a tiny little cuttlefish inside.
Flamboyant Cuttlefish. Small, usually two to four inches,
Duelling Flamboyants. Two males, one female.
If cuttlefish could eye-roll, thats what she would be doing.
She is the bigger one to the right.
Mostly it's messing up the other male.
Common Octopus. The one most likely to be out in the day.
Whitespotted Octopus. It's hard to give a size, they can vary from twelve inches to thirty. Real
Usually, they just like to hang out.
Whitespotted Octopus. Sometimes they like to stand up and take a look around.
Whitespotted Octopus. Time to get back in the sand again.
Wonderpus. About two feet wide.
Wondepus. Doing arabesques.
Wonderpus. Fantastic it stayed out and posed.
Veined Octopus. It finds "things" to make a home from.
Veined Octopus. This one is small, about three inches and has found a clam shell to protect
Veined Octopus. Its had enough of me. Going....
Here's a much bigger Veined Octopus out on it's own at night.
Veined Octopus. Found a home, drinking cup.
Veined Octopus. Not worried about tetanus, check the next four picture.
Veined Octopus. Picked up a few logs at Octopus Home Depot.
Veined Octopus, doing improvements to octopus Tiny Home.
I can't get enough of these! The activity and the behaviors.
Blue Ring Octopus. About four inches. Lethally venomous bite.
Blue Ring Octopus. The bite contains tetrodotoxin which paralyzes the breathing system.
Not being able to breathe is a problem. Each of these little four inch critters have enough
tetrodotoxin to kill ten adult people,
Here's a Blue Ring in night time colors.
Poison Ocellated Octopus. About four inches,
Poison Ocellated Octopus. Similar to Blue Ring.
Poison Ocellated Octopus.
Poison Ocellated Octopus.
Bobtail Squid. Live in sand, come out at night. Size of a thimble,
Bobtail Squid, different color.
Bigfin Squid, night. These are fantastic, they come to your lights.
Bigfin Squid, about ten inches
Compilation. Cuttlefish, Octopi and Squid
from the Coral Triangle.
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Indonesia 1. The Good.
Indonesia 2. The Bad.
Indonesia 3. The Ugly.
Indonesia 4. Nudibranchs.
Indonesia 5. Critters.
Great White Shark
St Vincent, 2009
Red Sea, Egypt 2009
Machias Seal Island, Maine. June 2010 and May 2019
St Kitts and Saba, August 2010
Philippines, Puerto Galera January 2011 Fish.
Philippines, Puerto Galera January 2011 Creatures
Fiji, May 2011. Beqa Reefs
Bali, Indonesia 2012. Fish.
Bali, Indonesia 2012. Behaviors and critters.
Bali, Indonesia 2012. Nudibranchs.
Blue Heron Bridge, Riviera Beach, Florida.
North Sulawesi 2013. Pipefish and Seahorses
North Sulawesi 2013. Fish
North Sulawesi 2013. Mostly Nudibranchs
North Sulawesi 2013. Crabs and Critters
North Sulawesi 2013. Cuttlefish and Octopus
Blue Heron Bridge, May 2013
Komodo, Indonesia. August 2014 and 2019 daytime
Komodo, Indonesia. August 2014, night dives
Philippines, Dumaguete 2015 Fish
Philippines Dumaguete 2015, Creatures and Critters
Dominica 2015 and 2017. Before Hurricane Maria
Raja Ampat, January 2016
Cayman Islands, October 2016
North Sulawesi 2017. Fish
North Sulawesi 2017, Creatures
Anilao, Philippines 2017. Fish
Anilao, Philippines 2017. Eels, Pipefish
Anilao, Philippines 2017. Crabs, shrimp, octopus.
Anilao, Philippines 2017. Nudibranchs.
Triton Bay, Indonesia. 2018
Villa Markisa, Tulamben. Bali, 2018. Fish and Creatures.
Villa Markisa, Tulamben. Bali, 2018. Nudibranchs.
Solomon Islands, April 2019
Siladen Resort. Siladen Island, Indonesia 2020
Coral Triangle. Things with stings.
Coral Triangle. Frogfish.
Coral Triangle. Crabs & Shrimp.
Coral Triangle. Cuttlefish, Octopi and Squid.
Coral Triangle Butterfly and Angelfish
Belize, October 2021.