Luzon Island, Philippines
This octopus is keeping a wary eye on me as it slowly crawls away. As it moves across the reef, its head seems to remain almost motionless. The siphon is clearly visible, perhaps in a defensive posture as it stays prepared to "ink" me if I get too close.
Jeffrey N. Jeffords (photographer; copyright holder; identification)
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