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David Fleetham / Day octopus (Octopus cyanea), occurs in both Pacific and Indian Oceans, from Hawaii to eastern coast of Africa, moving across coral reef, Hawaii, Pacific Ocean.
David Fleetham / Day octopus (Octopus cyanea) ventral view portrait, Hawaii, Pacific Ocean.
Franco Banfi / Common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) moving over rocks, Marine Protected area Punta Campanella, Costa Amalfitana, Italy, Tyrrhenian Sea.
Joel Sartore / Photo Ark / Wavy-rayed lampmussel (Lampsilis fasciola) female waving her mantle lure to attract a fish. Once the lure is bitten by a real fish, she injects her glochidia (microscopic babies) into the fish's gills...
Joel Sartore / Photo Ark / Pacific twinspot octopus (Octopus bimaculatus) swimming and feeling around with its tentacles, Memphis Zoo. Captive.
Joel Sartore / Photo Ark / European common cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) changing colour whilst holding its tentacles up, Riverbanks Zoo. Captive.
Tony Wu / Female limpet (Lottia emydia) spawning, releasing a stream of eggs into the water. Hokkaido, Japan.
Solvin Zankl / Vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis) swimming quickly away from camera into the darkness, Benguela Current, Atlantic Ocean, close to Namibia. Found at depths over 500 metres. Controlled Condition...
Solvin Zankl / Cock-eyed squid (Histioteuthis bonnellii) swimming in the darkness, Benguela Current, Atlantic Ocean, close to Namibia. Found at depths of over 1,000 meters. Controlled Conditions.
Joel Sartore / Photo Ark / Red octopus (Octopus rubescens) swimming out of frame, Aquarium of the Pacific. Captive.
Lewis Jefferies / Common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) changing colour as a threat display, Maldives, Indian Ocean.
Kim Taylor / Song thrush (Turdus philomelos) cracking a Garden snail (Cornu aspersum) on stone 'anvil', Surrey, UK, June.