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Blue Ring Octopus
  Blue Ring Octopus
 

 

       

 

The Blue Ring Octopus is a deadly venomous octopus which inhabits warm waters and shallow reefs off the coast of Australia. It also lives off the coast of New Guinea, Indonesia and the Phillipines.

This octopus has distinctive blue rings (hence its name) on its body and eight tentacles. With the tentacles spread, it is about 20 cms in diameter. It feeds on small sea creatures, and wounded fish.

Amazing Fact: If an octopus loses a tentacle, they can regenerate and grow a new one.


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