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Updated 2/15/2017

Family Octopodidae

HAWAII

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).