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Octopus

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Scientific name:

Octopus verrucosus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 October 1873 - 16 October 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Octopodidate

Genus:

Octopus

Species:

Octopus verrucosus Hoyle, 1885

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

16 October 1873

Area:

Inaccessible Island, Tristan da Cunha

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

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