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Octopus

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Scientific name:

Octopus granulatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

25 April 1876 - 25 April 1876

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Paratype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Octopodidate

Genus:

Octopus

Species:

Octopus granulatus Lamarck, 1799

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

25 April 1876

Area:

St. Vincent, Cape Verde Islands

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

15-20 fathoms

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