Benthoctopus profundorum   Robson,  1932 (Octopus)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Cephalopoda


Synonym (s)
Benthoctopus januarii Sasaki, 1929
Octopus januarii Hoyle, 1885
Polypus januarii Sasaki, 1920

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 12.5) (Long: 92.75) INDIA
• Andaman Sea INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Lahiri, AR (1987) Studies on the Odonate fauna of Meghalaya Occasional paper no 99 Records of the Zoological Survey of India The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta p 402
  • CephBase A database driven web site on all living cephalopods Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Silas, EG; Sarvesan, R and Rao, KS (1985) Octopod resources Cephalopod bionomics, fisheries and resources of the exclusive economic zone of India Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI 37 137-139 Available at -
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune

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