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Giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)
Subject: Giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)
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E dofleini closeup - Giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini).jpg
Resolution: 2288x1712 File Size: 1043539 Bytes Date: 0000:00:00 00:00:00 Camera: C4100Z,C4000Z (OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO.,LTD) F number: f/8.0 Exposure: 10/300 sec Focal Length: 68/10 Upload Date: 2017:07:10 11:37:03

Giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)

Close-up of Enteroctopus dofleini showing longitudinal folds on the body and paddle-like papilla.
Date 28 December 2007 (original upload date)
Author Kirt L. Onthank

The Giant Pacific octopus or North Pacific giant octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) is a large marine cephalopod belonging to the genus Enteroctopus. Its spatial distribution includes the coastal North Pacific, along California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Alaska, Russia, northern Japan, and Korea.

Scientific Name: Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Common Names: Giant Pacific Octopus, North Pacific Giant Octopus
Octopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Octopus punctatus Gabb, 1862
Octopus gilbertianus (Berry, 1912)
Polypus apollyon Berry, 1912
Polypus dofleini Wülker, 1910
Paroctopus asper Akimushkin, 1963
Polypus gilbertianus Berry, 1912

octopus punctatus
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