California 2-spot Octopus Octopus bimaculoides (image) University of California - Berkeley Share Print E-Mail Caption The California two-spot octopus, Octopus bimaculoides, has distinctive blue 'eye' spots on either side of its head. Found off the California coast, it is a common aquarium pet. Credit Roy Caldwell/UC Berkeley Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.