Octopus

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Octopus

If you care to see video of this octopus please check out our video gallery. Watch "Snorkeling Chatham Bay, Union Island, SVG" (SVG = St. Vincent and The Grenadines) here: http://specializedscuba.com/gallery2.php?image=4c06cb2a94e16
and at about the 2 minute mark you will see this reef octopus. Also in the video "Sail and Dive in Comfort and Luxury with Specialized Scuba" there is more footage of octopus. Its interesting to watch them change colors. One thing we know is when they become stressed they turn white. If you watch the video you will see it's not until we were visiting a while that he became stressed and turned completely white. The video was shot while snorkeling so we had to hold our breath and kick down to get the closeup shots. This octopus was only somewhat camera shy. It looked funny at one point he looked like he had a white elephant's trunk. :-) We think octopus are quite amazing creatures and look forward to seeing more.