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Octopus

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Scientific name:

Octopus tonganus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

19 July 1874 - 22 July 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Octopodidae

Genus:

Octopus

Species:

Octopus tonganus Hoyle, 1885

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

19 July 1874 - 22 July 1874

Area:

Tongatabu [Tongatapu], Tonga

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

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