Taxon profile


Big Blue Octopus
Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Octopoda »  family Octopodidae »  genus Octopus - octopus

Scientific synonyms

Callistoctopus magnocellatus Taki, 1964
Octopus (Octopus) cyanea Gray, 1849
Octopus cyaneus Gray, 1849
Octopus horsti Joubin, 1898
Octopus marmoratus Hoyle, 1885
Octopus tonganus Hoyle, 1885
Polypus herdmani Hoyle, 1904

Other names

= Cyane's Octopus
= Day Octopus
= Gros Poulpe Bleu
= Krake
= Pulpo



Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
EN Australian Faunal Directory [332bb352-b747-4154-8b79-ac200056966e]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Octopus cyanea GRAY, 1849]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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