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Enteroctopus magnificus (Southern Giant Octopus)

Synonyms: Octopus magnificus

Wikipedia Abstract

Enteroctopus magnificus, also known as the southern giant octopus, is a large octopus in the genus Enteroctopus. It is native to the waters off Namibia and South Africa.
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Prey / Diet


Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)[2]
Arctocephalus pusillus (Brown Fur Seal)[2]
Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus (South African fur seal)[3]
Centrophorus squamosus (Nilsons deepsea dogfish)[3]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1R. Villanueva , Diet and mandibular growth of Octopus magnificus (Cephalopoda), South African Journal of Marine Science, Volume 13, Issue 1, 1993, pages 121-126
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.
3CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0