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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Starry Night octopus explores a rocky reef at night.

A rare Starry Night octopus (Octopus luteus) searches for prey on a rocky reef at night in Indonesia. This nocturnal cephalopod, which has interesting behaviors, ranges throughout most of the Coral Triangle but is not often seen

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 5DS R
Copyright: © Ethan Daniels