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Tag Archive: marginatus


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The coconut octopus (Octopus marginatus) collects and carries shells as portable armor. In this video, the octopus uses a coconut shell as a bunker while attacking passing fish. The octopus had been little affected by the recently passing Tropical Storm Washi. Imagery by Brenda S. and R. Duncan