Taxon profile


North Atlantic Octopus
Bathypolypus arcticus arcticus (Prosch, 1847)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Octopoda »  family Octopodidae »  genus Bathypolypus »  species Bathypolypus arcticus

Scientific synonyms

Octopus arcticus Prosch, 1849
Bathypolypus bairdii Verrill, 1873
Octopus bairdi Verrill, 1873
Bathypolypus faeroensis Russell, 1909
Octopus faeroensis Russell, 1922
Octopus groenlandicus Steenstrup, 1856
Octopus lentus Verrill, 1880
Bathypolypus lentus Verrill, 1880
Octopus obesus Verrill, 1880
Bathypolypus obesus Verrill, 1880

Other names

= Poulpe Boréal
= Pulpito Violáceo
= Spoonarm Octopus

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013

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