Octopus in various shapes and colors (in love)

Couple of octopus and crayfish

icône de menuthis page /en/diving-video-1110 in frenchVidéo by Fabrice Rozier - 69" - on 27/12/15
Octopus cyanea
Snappers point - Ifaty - Madagascar -
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We have obviously disturbed them. They'll go on later... The copulation of the octopus may last one or more hours.

The dive site : Snappers point

Off the reef, in between north and south pass. We go down to the anchor at 22m, on sand, and around a big and boring rock. Then, all of a sudden, yellow clouds surround us ; snappers, and many others... Most of the time, three big groupers are awaiting while a school of batfishes cross the background... Small hanging humphead wrasses. On the top of the rock, many morays, leaf fishes, porcupinefishes...


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Octopus cyanea


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