Photo of the Day

October 29, 2018

Night Swim

A juvenile wonderpus octopus swims through the dark waters off Raja Ampat, Indonesia. "At this early stage of their development," explains Your Shot photographer Simon Lorenz, "most species of octopus are transparent and pelagic, drifting until they are large enough the settle on the reef." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Simon Lorenz, National Geographic Your Shot
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