Sunday, December 29, 2019

The Blue Ringed Octopus is one of the most beautiful and...

The Blue Ringed Octopus is one of the most beautiful and intelligent creatures. It is Genus: Hapalochlaena and Species Hapalochlaena lunulata. In studying this animal, they have an amazing design, habitat, and diverse anatomy. Considering the Blue Ring Octopus, it is a very diverse and interesting animal. Although people have little knowledge of the Blue Ringed Octopus, it is one of the most interesting animals in the world. Of the many things that relate to its ecosystem, some main points would be: the food chain concerning the Blue Ringed Octopus, the climate where its habitat is located, the worldwide population and certain habitat populations of this species, and what impact the human population has on this species. In†¦show more content†¦The second objective to evaluate is the BROs unique food chain. The BROs only enemy is the Moray Eel. Its amazing hiding skills and wits secure its safety. The Moray however uses different situations to its advantage. One of which is when it is safeguarding the eggs. The BRO will not leave the nest and is therefore open for attacks. The Moray shows patience and continually harasses the BRO until death. The BRO is close to the bottom of the food chain. He eats crab, shrimp, hermit crab and various small fish. It attacks it opponent from behind and covers it with its eight arms to prevent escape. With its beak it pokes a hole into the victims body injecting toxin. It then tears chunks away and lets its body digest it. The third objective to evaluate is the human impact on the Blue Ringed Octopus. Currently they are not in any danger from humans because they do not provide anything that a normal human would desire. Aquarium of Pacific says, Blue-ringed octopuses are not listed on the IUCN Red List nor are they protected. The only impact on them would be people sometimes taking them from the wild or buying them for pets. Since their venomous reputation, humans have been known in certain circumstances to kill them out of fear. This is a rare incident because it uses hiding so people hardly see it in the wild. Luckily, we do not come into contact with them often. A detrimental blow to the population is loss of reef habitat. As their

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