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Octopus

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Scientific name:

Octopus tehuelchus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 March 1873 - 25 March 1873

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Octopodidate

Genus:

Octopus

Species:

Octopus tehuelchus D'Orbigny, 1835

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

16 March 1873 - 25 March 1873

Area:

St. Thomas, West Indies

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

8 fathoms

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