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common octopus (Octopus vulgaris)
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Resolution: 4608x3456 File Size: 3165083 Bytes Date: 2016:06:02 11:15:50 Camera: TG-4 (OLYMPUS CORPORATION ) F number: f/5.6 Exposure: 1/30 sec Focal Length: 450/100 Upload Date: 2017:04:08 06:24:52

common octopus (Octopus vulgaris)

Nederlands: Gewone octopus / Octopus vulgaris verborgen in een spleet in de Middellandse Zee vlak bij Plakias, Kreta, Griekenland
English: Common octopus / Octopus vulgaris hidden in a crack in the Mediterranean Sea near Plakias, Crete, Greece
Date 2 June 2016, 11:15:50
Author Martijn Klijnstra

The common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) is a mollusc belonging to the faimily Octopodidae. Octopus vulgaris is considered cosmopolitan. Global in its range in the eastern Atlantic extends from the Mediterranean Sea and the southern coast of England to at least Senegal in Africa. It also occurs off the Azores, Canary Islands, and Cape Verde Islands. The species is also common in the Western Atlantic. Octopus vulgaris grows to 25 cm in mantle length with arms up to 1 m long.
Order: Octopoda
Family: Octopodidae
Genus: Octopus
Subgenus: Octopus
Species: Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Octopus octopodia Tryon, 1879
Octopus vulgaris Lamarck, 1798
Octopus rugosus Bosc, 1792
Octopus vulgare Cuvier, 1797
Octopus occidentalis Hoyle, 1886

Scientific Name: Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Common Names: Common Octopus
Octopus vulgaris americanus D'Orbigny, 1842 In R. de la Sagra, 1838-1857
Octopus rugosus (Bosc, 1792)
Octopus vulgare Cuvier, 1797
Octopus brevitentaculatus Blainville, 1826
Octopus cassiopeia Gray, 1849
Octopus coerulescentes Arbanasich, 1895
Sepia granulata Bosc, 1792
Octopus granulatus Lamarck, 1798
Octopus incertus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869
Sepia rugosa Bosc, 1792
Octopus niger Risso, 1854
Octopus troscheli Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869
Octopus tuberculatus Blainville, 1826
Octopus tuberculatus Risso, 1826
Octopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus tetradynamus Rafinesque, 1814

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