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Blue-ringed Octopus its really small about 2 inches long with arms extended #oceananimals #iboatsdotcom #beautiful

Blue-ringed Octopus its really small about 2 inches long with arms extended #oceananimals #iboatsdotcom #beautiful

Amazing Animals Pictures: One of the world's most venomous marine animals.The blue-ringed octopuses (genus Hapalochlaena) (25 Pics)

Amazing Animals Pictures: One of the world's most venomous marine animals.The blue-ringed octopuses (genus Hapalochlaena) (25 Pics)

Blue-ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata) are 3 or 4 octopus species that live in tide pools & coral reefs in Pacific & Indian Oceans. They are 1 of the world's most venomous marine animals. Despite their small size & relatively docile nature, they can prove a danger to humans. They can be recognized by characteristic blue & black rings & yellowish skin. When agitated, the brown patches darken dramatically, & iridescent blue rings or clumps of rings appear & pulsate within the maculae.

Blue-ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata) are 3 or 4 octopus species that live in tide pools & coral reefs in Pacific & Indian Oceans. They are 1 of the world's most venomous marine animals. Despite their small size & relatively docile nature, they can prove a danger to humans. They can be recognized by characteristic blue & black rings & yellowish skin. When agitated, the brown patches darken dramatically, & iridescent blue rings or clumps of rings appear & pulsate within the maculae.

The  blue-ringed octopus  a beautiful creature, a small cephalopod is  deadly. The blue-ringed octopus appears grey or beige with light brown patches when it is at rest, but when agitated its 50 or 60 bright blue rings appear and pulsate with color, as a warning. Inside the salivary glands of the blue-ringed octopus live colonies of bacteria that produce tetrodotoxin, the potent neurotoxin found in pufferfish and other animals. A bite from a blue-ringed octopus can completely paralyze.

The blue-ringed octopus a beautiful creature, a small cephalopod is deadly. The blue-ringed octopus appears grey or beige with light brown patches when it is at rest, but when agitated its 50 or 60 bright blue rings appear and pulsate with color, as a warning. Inside the salivary glands of the blue-ringed octopus live colonies of bacteria that produce tetrodotoxin, the potent neurotoxin found in pufferfish and other animals. A bite from a blue-ringed octopus can completely paralyze.

Image: Blue Ringed Octopus (© Richard Merritt FRPS/Flickr/Getty Images) God does amazing work

Image: Blue Ringed Octopus (© Richard Merritt FRPS/Flickr/Getty Images) God does amazing work

Greater Blue-Ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena Lunulata) a Small But Highly Venomous Species

Greater Blue-Ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena Lunulata) a Small But Highly Venomous Species

50 Best Small #Fish and #Marine #Animals in the #Ocean - Blue-ringed #Octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata)

50 Best Small #Fish and #Marine #Animals in the #Ocean - Blue-ringed #Octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata)

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