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Masters Of Camouflage: The Octopus

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  • Published on Mar 3, 2016
  • Octopus is the most intelligent and widely populated among the entire Ocean. There are many different types of the octopus with some are deadly for humans. They are masters of camouflaging themselves among the reef with a skin ability to mimic exact the same color and the texture of the surface.
    In this video you can see the footage of 3 different octopuses of the same species, which I was fortuned to film on several dives within Lembeh Strait area. The baby, is only about 2 inches long, the mid-size, less than 2 feet and the Giant, is over 4 feet in length. Aren't they amazing?
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    As suggested by grassyknol, this music composition named "Blissful Minds"
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Comments • 148

  • Yu Yang Lim
    Yu Yang Lim 9 days ago +7

    I don’t see any octopuses fake video

  • Butchkie7 YT
    Butchkie7 YT 11 days ago +2

    Nice video

  • Crystal Chu
    Crystal Chu 11 days ago +1

    this was incredible
    o0o|'|

  • apeachonahill
    apeachonahill 14 days ago +1

    just wear camo

  • ETDaviD -
    ETDaviD - 16 days ago +2

    I have a pet octopus

  • Noel Pejlare Baër
    Noel Pejlare Baër 21 day ago +3

    this is Amazing! i mean that a animal can switch colors and texturs! octopuses are so cool!

  • Gabrieldealmeidadosantos Almeidasantos

    🈲🈳🈂🈹🔞

    • Kent Lester
      Kent Lester 23 days ago

      Disliked your comment cuz using that emoji
      We arent understand clearly

  • Somebody Mee
    Somebody Mee Month ago +4

    This is so fascinating to watch. I don’t know how dangerous they are but this is beautiful.

  • Milquetoast Eugenicist

    These are confirmed to be actual aliens. So yes, we have been contacted my extraterrestrial life forms and they're called Octopuses. Not fucking Octopi. That's old. It's Octopuses now. Just like how it changed Coloured Person to Black to Person OF Colour.
    These creatures prove Panspermia: the theory that Earth was "seeded" by extremophiles that can live on chunks of space rock and when those rocks hit a water planet, they evolve into something like an octopus. That's just one example. Had it hit the ground and not ocean it might be a giant bug or something.

    • Beyond The Water Surface
      Beyond The Water Surface  20 days ago

      or... by Google... like historical "fixed" analytics records of this channel, while these clowns are re-directing traffic elsewhere with they own networks... today, my videos being claimed by Hindi, Arabic, Islamic, Russian, Iranian websites, hosting my content by Google API!

    • Beyond The Water Surface
      Beyond The Water Surface  20 days ago

      Yes, we were built here :) Annunaki "Gods" have to use some kind of base materials to create slaves with limited life cycle, they used their own chromosomes when engineered first creatures, mixtures of animals and humans... check the Valley Of Kings stories about forbidden tomb, which has a mixture of different bones... and... of course... those Believes in Gods, cross reference from different religions around the world, which say that long time ago Gods came from the sky... this is just a story and it doesn't mean I believe in it, same as we had monkeys 6M years ago, before the Ice Age, who become humans while there are still same monkeys live today - the Evolution... History always gets re-written, every 50 years in averages, or by Wars Winners.

    • emilio arrambide
      emilio arrambide 22 days ago

      @Beyond The Water Surface we came from the evolution of prokaryote cells. We are not aliens...

    • Milquetoast Eugenicist
      Milquetoast Eugenicist Month ago

      Beyond The Water Surface you just blew my mind!

    • Beyond The Water Surface
      Beyond The Water Surface  Month ago +2

      Fish not Fishes, Octopods not Octopi... got the same issues to understand why is that... same as Colors vs Colours :}
      Humans are more likely are aliens to Earth, our genes are dated to ~55,000 y.o. We can't stay underwater 20 min like most mamals or be on a Sun without burning our skin like most animals... we are not adopted to this planet.

  • susanne see
    susanne see Month ago +3

    Really amazed by God's design!!

    • apeachonahill
      apeachonahill 14 days ago

      I don’t believe in god but o agree that it’s amazing how the world looks!

    • fifi landu
      fifi landu 26 days ago

      susanne see
      yeah I believe in god too but I just don’t recommend talking about him on the internet because ya yknow most the people on the internet are atheists, and most assume that you’re shoving religion down their throats when you talk about him or they just want to call you dumb for believing in god. Shame shit like this happens.

    • theBenski27
      theBenski27 Month ago

      hahaha....love your humor.

    • raz well
      raz well Month ago

      It takes equal amount of faith to beleive all that exists was by random and by accident as it does by design. The arrogance of some athiests astounds me.

    • Beyond The Water Surface
      Beyond The Water Surface  Month ago

      watch out what you say to people on this channel!

  • Сергей Емельянцев

    Thanks for your video!

  • Moon Turns The Tides
    Moon Turns The Tides 2 months ago +3

    👽

  • Laroussi Redone
    Laroussi Redone 3 months ago +3

    Wow that,s so good

  • Khn Rzk
    Khn Rzk 3 months ago +13

    Who came here after watching finding Dory ?

    • Logan K
      Logan K 3 months ago

      Khn Rzk Yes i came here after i saw octopus was doing camouflage in Dory movie. He was hidden on the poster of cat. That why i came here to see in their sea life. It was pretty cool of what octopus can do.

    • Logan K
      Logan K 3 months ago

      Jagason um Khn Rzk was saying who come here AFTER watching Dory.. He just said AFTER which is of course everyone have already seen it. Also he meant to say that coming here to watch this view because you guys just saw the octopus was doing camouflage in DORY movie. So before you correct Khn Rzk.. how about double check yourself because otherwise someone else here will CORRECT you in the big time.

    • Jagason
      Jagason 3 months ago

      Um everyone watched dory already buddy

  • chr1st1ne l
    chr1st1ne l 4 months ago +11

    God you really amaze me at your creativity of creation 8 brains and 3 hearts.....

  • Mustova Desu
    Mustova Desu 4 months ago +2

    very helpful, thanks...

  • Sara DeJesus
    Sara DeJesus 5 months ago +11

    I HATE divers messing with wildlife. THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR TERRIFYING ANIMALS FOR VIDEOS

    • angers karin
      angers karin 2 months ago +1

      Are you dumb? if that octopus was scared it would run away, they swim really fast when they want to, or it would go in a hole and stay there.

    • Anonymous
      Anonymous 3 months ago +1

      Its for educational purposes, trying to know what the octopus will do. Its so very stupid for you to say that trying to learn is already a sin.

    • JG SM
      JG SM 4 months ago +2

      This is why shampoo has instructions

    • Follower
      Follower 4 months ago +1

      Beyond The Water Surface just do y’all thing bro fuck these bitch ass niggas

    • Nilaksh Singh
      Nilaksh Singh 4 months ago +2

      Say that to the pleople who slaughter animals for meat

  • El Lobo
    El Lobo 5 months ago +8

    Absolutely amazing creature !

  • TRC
    TRC 6 months ago +15

    If that isn’t proof aliens are on Earth I don’t know what is!

  • Quentin Kirk
    Quentin Kirk 7 months ago +3

    With The Exception Of The Time That Octopus Attacked That Guy That Was Too Close To It's Lair, Has Anyone Ever Been Bitten By An Octopus On Film🤔

    • Robotic Eggs
      Robotic Eggs 6 months ago +1

      Idk

    • Katie Kat
      Katie Kat 6 months ago +4

      Quentin Kirk TL;DR No. Octopuses don’t bite humans and nor would your octopus bite that diver either. It wasn’t an attack per se. It just seems like that. Yes, I saw the video.
      No. Octopus don’t bite humans or anything else it doesn’t intend to eat. Knowing octopuses like I do and I have seen the video I can see why people would call it an attack especially to be sensational about it and get the most press but I don’t think I believe it was an attack on the man. Octopus are extremely intelligent and they like to take things away from people and grab on. They especially seem to have a fascination with diver’s goggles and scuba gear particularly the mouth piece but they really want diver’s goggles. When I look at the video it just looks like a normal octopus being an octopus and anchoring himself to the diver in order to pull his googles and investigate everything about this diver. Octopus love to take things away from divers. Generally though they are shy or scared and swim away even using their ink. They can’t use ink if they can’t get away because they would suffocate in they breathed the ink. Just like it does to it’s predator.
      But if a diver follows them long enough the octopus settles down and lets the divers near them. When they do start letting the divers touch them it isn’t uncommon for octopus to investigate the diver too by grabbing onto them and like I said they have a thing for goggles and the breathing apparatus. It could be the bubbles and the sound but like I said they are extremely intelligent. I willing to bet that since the diver was just there looking at the octopus and not harming it that it made the octopus drop it’s guard and let its curiosity set in the and the octopus was going after the scuba gear. Octopus only bite with their beaks when they have captured food. They inject venom in the prey to paralyze it. It wouldn’t have the same affect on a human anyways besides the chunk of flesh the beak would rip off. Seriously though, I don’t believe that octopus bite anything in self defense. They will fight a predator but it’s with overwhelming it with all it’s tentacles and as soon as the octopus gets free from the predator it inks as it swims quickly away. You might not have heard of octopus being all wrapped around divers and pulling at their equipment because the octopuses are all much smaller and easier to free your self from but it still takes a little work. There is plenty of videos out their of this happening. The reason the incident that you are speaking of got so much publicity is because there was a professional person video taping so there was money to be made by selling and promoting the video. But the biggest reason is because it happened with the biggest species of octopus, The Giant Pacific Octopus so it looks so much more frightening. And it is dangerous because if the diver loses his air he drowns but the octopus isn’t going to bite him. Knowing octopuses he was just being curious and friendly. It just doesn’t look that way. Especially when the media plays the danger music in the background and the narrator sounds so seriously concerned in order to draw the audience in and get them to watch. At aquariums octopus are used to the divers and will approach them too.
      Human’s have yet to create a puzzle type test that an octopus can’t master within minutes. The problem is that octopus only live a year maybe almost two. The male dies right after mating and the female dies before her eggs have hatched or as soon as they hatch so octopuses have to start completely back at square one every generation and they don’t live long enough to give humans time to test them to their max. They have demonstrated so much intelligence that in Great Britain they are giving the same rights as humans. Meaning that they recognize that they aren’t just some unthinking animal. They past the test of demonstrating that they were a conscious thinking soul or some wording like that. And that’s in a short life span with no a single parent or other octopus to teach them a thing. Idk if other countries also have done this or not.

  • Help Kelp
    Help Kelp 7 months ago +37

    Color changing is cool but the fact that they can even change their texture to mimic their surroundings? Amazing!

    • Katie Kat
      Katie Kat 6 months ago +3

      Help Kelp They are amazing. I love octopuses. They are my favorite. Although if I was at the beach and looked down and saw a tentacle around my leg I would scream and run. I live near the beach in Florida and to be honest a piece of seaweed would also make me scream and run too. I would regret it later though. Cuttle fish are pretty cool too because the can mesmerize their pray by lighting themselves up sort of like a marque sign. It’s not as grand as I just described by it is fascinating to watch. I would recommend finding the NOVA episode that they did on The Cuttle Fish. I think you would like it.

  • Hood Koops
    Hood Koops 7 months ago +21

    Default: hides in a bush
    Gets bullied
    Octopus: hides in the sand
    Gets respected

  • héllio mariano
    héllio mariano 8 months ago +1

    Impressionante!

  • A1ekzz
    A1ekzz 8 months ago +1

    unique creature

  • Alexa Irene
    Alexa Irene 8 months ago

    they do nervous too when hiding?

  • Jay Charles
    Jay Charles 9 months ago +6

    4:00 to 5, it walks as an elephant, as if teasing the diver. Is it trying to insult us or show off?

    • Katie Kat
      Katie Kat 6 months ago +1

      Beyond The Water Surface You took this footage? You did an excellent job. Great video. I had to laugh at the beginning because I thought you were following a normal sized octopus and when it was trying to hide behind the leaf I just assumed it was a giant leaf or something. Then you moved the leaf with your finger and I realized that the octopus was a tiny little guy. I love octopuses so much. Where were you when you filmed these guys? Or places, plural? Thanks for posting this. I’m going to subscribe in case you have more great videos or videos to come.

    • Katie Kat
      Katie Kat 6 months ago

      Jay Charles LOL An elephant is exactly what I was thinking he looked like too. I know he had something else that he thought he looked like but other than an elephant I couldn’t figure it out.

    • Beyond The Water Surface
      Beyond The Water Surface  9 months ago +6

      Yeah, we had a moment, he mimiced me wearing mask and regulator walking backwards))

  • Kuasocto
    Kuasocto 9 months ago +5

    "Bow before your superiors humans."

  • Marline Harrold
    Marline Harrold 10 months ago +3

    Thanks a lot.

  • Lenard Torres
    Lenard Torres 10 months ago +2

    Came here after watching organism 46b..agent 46 can camouflage a human,mindblowing if its true 😱

  • AGUS TOLIQ chanel
    AGUS TOLIQ chanel 11 months ago

    I like it. Suport my chanel please

  • Elijah Moore
    Elijah Moore 11 months ago +7

    BOSS IT’S GONE

  • How do i play Ml
    How do i play Ml Year ago +17

    I think Octopus is the smartest sea creature...like if you agree

    • xv12commander
      xv12commander 6 months ago

      @Tomover dolphins inteligence is just more similar to our inteligence....

    • Jay Charles
      Jay Charles 9 months ago

      Its almost...alien in acting, no sea creature even approaches what it can do...I read a scientist thinks they come from another world and I would not be surprised.

    • Tomover
      Tomover 9 months ago +2

      I'm pretty sure dolphins are a bit more intelligent

    • Elijah Moore
      Elijah Moore 11 months ago

      It is...

  • Deena Marwadi
    Deena Marwadi Year ago

    Thanks for the video good job guys

  • Rama Krishna Reddy T R

    it really helped me a lot to do my homework

  • Rama Krishna Reddy T R

    I really liked this

  • Rama Krishna Reddy T R

    wow amazing octopuses camouflage

  • Melissa Williams
    Melissa Williams Year ago +1

    There just mind boggling

  • AJ Macabre
    AJ Macabre Year ago +13

    I love how Octopods always look so suspicious of everything. With the way their pupils are so narrow, they just constantly seem to being going "Yeah? And what are *you* up to, ya sketchy bastard??"

  • Dionisio Garduce
    Dionisio Garduce Year ago +1

    Actually cuttlefish are the kings of camoflauge also! When they swim they look clear through the water

  • Tom Turek
    Tom Turek Year ago

    243 was insane

  • ओम प्रकाश वर्मा

    Nice 👌👌👌

  • Lindsey Lloyd
    Lindsey Lloyd Year ago +2

    That’s Squidward!

  • TheGreenRocket
    TheGreenRocket Year ago +7

    I don't understand the dislikes on this wtf lmao I love octupus

    • kris krishna
      kris krishna Year ago +1

      TheGreenRocket yes dude me too I like it 😉

  • Berkay Deniz
    Berkay Deniz Year ago +1

    Why doesnt it turn to green when hes on the reef ground? Is it because he doesnt think it is a good idea or he simply can't?

    • Jay Mckee
      Jay Mckee Year ago +1

      Berkay Deniz ..Also octopus only have three different pigments that they use to camouflage . I'm not certain yet on if each octopus is born with the same set of the three pigments or if it varies in species but, if so, that could be a reason.

    • Beyond The Water Surface
      Beyond The Water Surface  Year ago +2

      Bkz he was on a hunt when i aproached him alone, very slowly, so he didn't feel like hiding and behave very naturally.

  • OceanView
    OceanView Year ago +1

    Excellent video!

  • Perfect Plays
    Perfect Plays Year ago

    That intro tho

  • Audaxviator e-xo_4
    Audaxviator e-xo_4 Year ago +5

    Ilove octopusses

  • alpona das
    alpona das Year ago +1

    yeahhhhh .....coool!!!

  • Mak & Me
    Mak & Me Year ago +1

    Cool

  • Maya K
    Maya K Year ago +3

    Intelligent creatures

  • Maya K
    Maya K Year ago +1

    Ohh inteligent creacher

  • Derek Marcellus
    Derek Marcellus Year ago +3

    I say Octo !!...You say,

  • R N
    R N Year ago +2

    Nemo at @3:29

  • Kelvin Tang
    Kelvin Tang 2 years ago +8

    Octopuses 🐙 are AWESOME 👏

    • Chris Long
      Chris Long Year ago +1

      Thanks for saying that! I did not know this rule. I always had thought either form was correct, but I learned something today!!!
      ... besides the awesomeness of octopuses (which I DID know about, but hadn't seen quite like here! ;-)
      Thanks again!!!

    • Satan
      Satan Year ago +1

      PKT Gaming Octopus has a greek origin. Adding the i at the end is only used for latin origin. Octopuses is correct for english :)

    • PKT Gaming
      PKT Gaming Year ago

      Kelvin Tang it's octopi I think

  • George Bradley
    George Bradley 2 years ago +2

    beautiful footage

  • Lithuanian GLOCK31_NH420
    Lithuanian GLOCK31_NH420 2 years ago +4

    So they basically give up scent for extra brain power...

    • _ bunny
      _ bunny 2 years ago

      Patrick Petrie who?

  • Lithuanian GLOCK31_NH420
    Lithuanian GLOCK31_NH420 2 years ago +3

    That's it.. I'm getting one... He or she can eat my shrimp... I don't care... One fewer pistol shrimp and mantis shrimp won't hurt anyone.

  • Carmelita Asuncion
    Carmelita Asuncion 2 years ago

    Looks like I saw a baby octopus

  • Carmelita Asuncion
    Carmelita Asuncion 2 years ago

    Lol

  • Akiko Gomez
    Akiko Gomez 2 years ago +10

    Who else came here from finding dory?

    • camaleon18
      camaleon18 2 years ago +1

      The GTTwin hahaha I did!

    • Josh McCullough
      Josh McCullough 2 years ago +1

      The GTTwin yup, came here to show my son how they camouflage!