Wunderpus Octopus - [Wunderpus photogenicus]
Punta, Dauin, Dumaguete, Philippines
Octopus in general are one of my favorite critters to find under the sea. I love the way they raise up to make themselves look big. The Wunderpus will curl its arms around their head and expand way out like a carpet. To me it looks like a flag unfurling but one of their 'flags' is a beautifully patterned webbing. Their body is an orangish-brown color with white lines. The lines are quite distinct looking. Which differs from the Mimic Octopus [Thaumoctopus mimicus] which have very blurred white lines on a lighter brown body. An octopus' ability to blend into what ever environment is quite astonishing. I have looked at where my dive guide is pointing and telling me there is an octopus many times and not seen the octopus. Sometime for quite a length of time. It is also amazing to watch one swim changing colors as it passes over different parts of the reef.
Size: up to 15 - 25 cm (~6 - 9 3/4 inches)
Print Sizes available from 4x6 up to 40x60. Included with sizes 12x18 and larger, you get a silver metal box-style frame.If you wish a black metal box-style frame or a float mount system or a print only, (12x18 and larger), please put that into your order notes.
This photo image is made by infusing dyes directly into specially coated aluminum sheets. It has a glossy finish which produces colors that are very vibrant and the luminescence is breathtaking. The ultra-hard scratch-resistant surface is waterproof/weatherproof and can be cleaned easily with any commercial glass cleaner (avoid direct sunlight). It is then mounted on one inch thick aluminum frame. Comes with all the hardware to make it easy for you to put it right on your wall.
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