https://oceana.org/marine-life/cephalopods-crustaceans-other-shellfish/southern-blue-ringed-octopus

The southern blue-ringed octopus is restricted to the southern coast of ... of two methods: 1) biting the prey and injecting the venom directly into the wound or 2) ...

http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/onlinelearningcenter/species/greater_blue_ringed_octopus1

Greater blue-ringed octopuses have a soft sac-like body and eight ... arms and use their sharp parrot-like beak to pierce a hole in the prey's shell or exoskeleton.

https://www.uwphotographyguide.com/blue-ringed-octopus

Blue ringed octopus facts, pictures, habitat, range, diet, lifecyle, toxins, ... Blue ring octopus in a hunting pose, using tentacles to search for prey in the halimeda.

https://www.octopusworlds.com/blue-ringed-octopus/

The Blue-Ringed Octopus is one that has a trademark feature about it. ... However, the arms can spread very wide when they are trying to capture prey. They are ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue-ringed_octopus

Blue-ringed octopuses, comprising the genus Hapalochlaena, are four highly venomous ... The blue-ringed octopus pounces on its prey, seizing it with its arms and pulling it towards its mouth. It uses its horny beak to pierce through the tough  ...

https://marinebio.org/species/blue-ringed-octopuses/hapalochlaena-maculosa/

There are at least 10 species of tiny blue-ringed octopuses, which, ironically for ... secreted by two separate venom glands are used against prey and predators.

https://oceanconservancy.org/blog/2017/03/13/the-blue-ringed-octopus-small-but-deadly/

Mar 13, 2017 ... At first glance, the blue-ringed octopus looks perfectly innocuous. ... through its prey's exoskeleton with its beak and inserting the venom. Then it ...

http://www.animalspot.net/blue-ringed-octopus.html

The term blue-ringed octopus does not merely refer to a single species, ... They then paralyze the prey by its venom while piercing its beak through the ...

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/animal-guide-blue-ringed-octopus/2177/

Sep 7, 2008 ... The blue-ringed octopus appears grey or beige with light brown patches ... ambushing from behind and enveloping prey with its eight arms.

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/animals-and-nature/squid-snails-and-shellfish/blue-ringed-octopus/

Looking to learn more about the blue-ringed octopus for kids? ... The octopus grabs prey, such as crustaceans and fish, and bites them to inject the venom.