Red Octopus

Red Octopus
Octopus rubescens

A juvenile red octopus unfurls its tentacles
on a red gorgonian in the marine canyon
off La Jolla, California.

These small invertebrates reach a length of
16 inches (45 cm.) from tip to tip.

Lens: 60mm
Film: Kodak E-100 VS
Location: La Jolla, CA
Depth: 95 feet
©2000 Garry McCarthy