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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

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

Other names

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

Images

Octopus cyanea - Big Blue Octopus

Author: Petr Čech

Octopus cyanea - Big Blue Octopus

Author: Petr Čech

Octopus cyanea - Big Blue Octopus

Author: Petr Čech

Octopus cyanea - Big Blue Octopus

Author: Petr Čech

Octopus cyanea - Big Blue Octopus

Author: Josef Vít

Octopus cyanea - Big Blue Octopus

Author: Josef Vít

Octopus cyanea - Big Blue Octopus

Author: Josef Vít

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [332bb352-b747-4154-8b79-ac200056966e]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
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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