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Octopus

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Scientific name:

Octopus vitiensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 July 1874 - 11 August 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Octopodidae

Genus:

Octopus

Species:

Octopus vitiensis Hoyle, 1885

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

24 July 1874 - 11 August 1874

Area:

Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

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