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Updated 1/16/2014

Family Octopodidae

HAWAII

Octopus cyanea

Fish Hole, Midway Atoll, 30 feet

 

Blowhole, Oahu, 25 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 4 feet

 

Mating, Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 5 feet

 

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 20 feet

 

Makaha, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Kewalo, Oahu, 60 feet

Yawatano, Japan, 10 feet

 

 

100-foot Hole, Waikiki, Oahu, 85 feet

Hole created by hungry octopus, Kewalo

Blowhole, Oahu, 35 feet

DAY OCTOPUS    HE'E MAULI    Tako

Common on reef flats and deeper scuba depths.  Large animals attain at least 10 pounds with arms 3 feet long, but live only one year.  Feeds upon crabs, lobster, snails, fish.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.