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Updated 11/3/2013

Family Octopodidae

HAWAII

Octopus hawaiiensis 



Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu


Magic Island, Oahu, 25 feet


Magic Island, Oahu, 25 feet
 

HAWAIIAN or CRESCENT OCTOPUS
Common at night on rocky reefs at any depth.  Color pattern variable with two white crescents above the eyes.  Arm length about 5 inches.  Endemic to Hawaii.