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Updated 2/15/2017

Family Octopodidae


Octopus oliveri

Ka Iwi, O'ahu

ROCK OCTOPUS      He'e pali

Hides within crevices above the waterline, emerging at night to feed upon crabs.  Brown mottled with white and a green iridescent cast.  Attains arm length of 10 inches.  Confirmed records from Hawai'i & the Kermadec Islands (NZ).