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Octopus

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Scientific name:

Octopus occidentalis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

April 1876 - April 1876

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Octopodidae

Genus:

Octopus

Species:

Octopus occidentalis Hoyle, 1886

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

April 1876

Area:

Off Ascension Island

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

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