Jessica Bacerra and her friends regularly go swimming in the ocean off the coast of Hawaii near Honolulu
While in the ocean, the women are regularly accosted by a group of brown octopuses who stick to their limbs
Jessica said she thinks that the cephalopods are her friends and enjoy the attention lavished by her friends
She said she really enjoys the way the octopuses interact with humans and hitch a lift while they are swimming
These are the amazing images where a group of women have made friends with a group of octopuses off the coast of Hawaii.
The cephalopods grab onto the women as they swim in the sea off the coast of Honolulu.
Jessica Bacerra captured the striking images in the crystal clear waters of Honolulu, Hawaii, where she and her friends Kathryn Brown, Samantha Heath, Kristine Esposito, Kristina Harris regularly snorkel.
Kathryn Brown, pictured, swims with an octopus stuck to her bikini bottom in the crystal blue waters off the coast of Honolulu
This time Samantha Heath, pictured, is diving beneath the surface with a cephalopod firmly attached to her posterior,
The octopuses off the coast of Hawaii regularly attach themselves to people swimming by, much to the women’ amusement
Jessica, 41, said: ‘We consider these brown octopuses as pets – we love them!
‘I love finding them and watching them interact with people, they’re brilliant.
‘Octopuses will cling to anything they come into contact with. They always cling onto us, it’s like they know us!’
Kathryn Brown, pictured, has been accosted by two octopuses in the shallow water off the coast of Hawaii
Kristine Esposito, pictured, is the latest of the women to be grabbed by a brown octopus in the water off the Hawaiian coast
Kristina Harris, pictured, has an octopus stuck to her stomach as she swims in the ocean off the coast of Honolulu in Hawaii
Kathryn Brown, pictured, kisses a small octopus beneath the surface of the pacific ocean, off the coast of Hawaii
The group of friends, including Kathryn Brown, pictured, regularly swim in the ocean with the octopuses who often try to hitch a lift
Samantha Heath, pictured, looks down at the octopus who has grabbed a lift in Honolulu as the women went for their regular swim
Jessica Bacerra said that she and her friends consider the brown octopuses in the ocean off the coast of Hawaii as their friends