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    • Octopus rubescens
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    • East Pacific red octopus
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East Pacific red octopus Octopus rubescens

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rebeccafay

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April 21, 2015 08:18 AM PDT

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East Pacific Red Octopus Octopus rubescens

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dpom

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April 22, 2015 07:16 AM PDT

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dpom

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April 20, 2015

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dpom

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April 20, 2015

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East Pacific red octopus Octopus rubescens

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anudibranchmom

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April 20, 2015 08:18 AM PDT

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About 2" across.

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temminicki

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March 31, 2015 03:36 AM PDT

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marisa_a

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February 1, 2015 04:47 PM PST

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East Pacific red octopus Octopus rubescens

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anudibranchmom

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February 1, 2015 04:47 PM PST

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dpom

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February 1, 2015

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temminicki

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January 21, 2015 09:40 PM PST

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East Pacific red octopus Octopus rubescens

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dpom

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January 21, 2015 04:42 PM PST

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East Pacific red octopus Octopus rubescens

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temminicki

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January 21, 2015 05:33 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The East Pacific red octopus (Octopus rubescens) is the most commonly occurring shallow-water octopus on much of the North American West Coast, and a ubiquitous benthic predator in these habitats. Its range extends from the southern Gulf of California at least to the Gulf of Alaska, but may also occur in the western Pacific Ocean. O. rubescens occurs intertidally to a depth of 300 m.

No range data available.