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Ocythoe tuberculata (Tuberculate Pelagic Octopus; Football Octopus)


Wikipedia Abstract

(For the harpy of Greek mythology, see Ocypete.)("Football octopus" redirects here. For the oracular animal, see Paul the Octopus.)\nOcythoe tuberculata, also known as the tuberculate pelagic octopus or football octopus, is a pelagic octopus. It is the only known species in the family Ocythoidae. Ocythoe tuberculata is found in warm and temperate seas, especially in the Northern Hemisphere, such as the North Pacific Ocean off California.
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1CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Feeding ecology and niche segregation in oceanic top predators off eastern Australia, Jock W. Young, Matt J. Lansdell, Robert A. Campbell, Scott P. Cooper, Francis Juanes, Michaela A. Guest, Mar Biol (2010) 157:2347–2368
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