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Updated 7/15/2016

Family Octopodidae

HAWAII

Amphioctopus arenicola 

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Wailea, Maui

 



Ma'alaea Bay, Maui, 20 feet



Maunalua Bay, O'ahu, 60 feet


Maunalua Bay, O'ahu, 60 feet

SHORT-ARM SAND OCTOPUS

Occurs on sandy reefs at any depth.  Usually exhibits a granular skin texture with white bumps.  Arm length about 6 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.