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Octopus

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Scientific name:

Octopus pictus fasciata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

23 April 1874 - 23 April 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Octopoda

Family:

Octopodidae

Genus:

Octopus

Species:

Octopus pictus Hoyle, 1886

Subspecies:

Octopus pictus fasciata

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

23 April 1874

Area:

Sydney, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

6-15 fathoms

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