The Coconut Octopus

The Coconut Octopus

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See how the Coconut Octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus) is using a coconut shell as a true mobile home. Coconut octopus has an unusual behaviour comparing to other octopuses. Its bipedal walk together with coconut shells and seashells uses are making it a very special and exciting species.

Footage by Edi Frommenwiler, Stills by Steve Rosenberg from ReefID.org, Video Editing by John Fifer from ReefID.

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