Tremoctopus violaceus   Delle Chiaje,  1830 (Octopus)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order:Octopoda
Family:Tremoctopodidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Ocythoe mezzaro Risso, 1854
(Junior synonym)
Ocythoe velata Risso, 1854
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Common Blanket Octopus (English)
• Palmate Octopus (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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 - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/7028/1/Bulletin_No_37.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Open Services Available at - http://www.open-services.com/default.htm

Page last updated on:2011-05-03

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