Scientific name: Octopus rubescens
Taxonomy: Kingdom Animalia → Phylum Mollusca → Class Cephalopoda → Subclass Coleoidea → Superorder Octopodiformes → Order Octopoda → Suborder Incirrata → Superfamily Octopodoidea → Family Octopodidae → Genus Octopus
Locations: Eastern Pacific
Group: Marine Life → Invertebrates → Octopuses
Octopus can change color rapidly. At night, they tend to be light-colored. When illuminated in a dive light, they change color back to red.