Octopus vulgaris. Dymantic display: sudden paling, with darkening around eyes to make them look larger, startles an attacker and gives time for escape.

Author & date of last revision: Ian Smith on 3 December 2012
Octopus vulgaris. Dymantic display: sudden paling, with darkening around eyes to make them look larger, startles an attacker and gives time for escape.
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