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Octopus

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Scientific name:

Octopus tuberculatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 September 1873 - 10 September 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

122B

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Octopodidate

Genus:

Octopus

Species:

Octopus tuberculatus Blainville, 1826

Station/Area Information

Station:

122B

Date collected:

10/09/1873

Area:

Off Barra Grande, Brazil

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

32-400 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-9.15

Decimal Longitude:

-34.88

Surface Temperature:

77.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red sandy mud

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