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    • Pulpos, calamares y parientes
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    • Cephalopods
    • Octopuses, Squid and Relatives
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    • Cephalopoda

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Recent observations

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Observer

medellin_ortiz

Date

July 5, 2013

Description

Juvenil de Octopus bimaculatus

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Loligo opalescens Doryteuthis opalescens

Observer

medellin_ortiz

Date

December 10, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Bigfin Reef Squid Sepioteuthis lessoniana

Observer

colinmorita

Date

December 24, 2013 04:40 PM HST

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What

Day Octopus Octopus cyanea

Observer

davidr

Date

July 22, 2013 08:23 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

California Market Squid Doryteuthis opalescens

Observer

kristward

Date

March 29, 2014 08:28 AM PDT

Description

collected by Calvin Lee in Crissy Field tidal marsh

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Square

What

East Pacific red octopus Octopus rubescens

Observer

dpom

Date

March 24, 2014 11:37 AM PDT

Description

Lousy picture. It was Ina hurry!

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P3233813

What

Day Octopus Octopus cyanea

Observer

davidr

Date

March 23, 2014 10:07 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

East Pacific red octopus Octopus rubescens

Observer

nudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2014 10:44 AM PDT

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What

East Pacific red octopus Octopus rubescens

Observer

loarie

Date

March 23, 2014 10:47 AM PDT

Description

While we caught a glimpse of one of these in a crack in a pool, this one was being released from someone who had took it home the day before and I guess changed his mind - is that legal?

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Square

What

Giant Pacific Octopus Enteroctopus dofleini

Observer

wendy5

Date

March 21, 2014

Description

Unfortunately this photo shows a dead Giant Pacific Octopus. I'm not sure what caused its death, or the ends of all its arms to be removed, though I watched some gulls feasting on it. It looked to be a couple of years old. I've seen them alive at night, and in July I found one almost dead during a minus tide. That octopus is now at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center.

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Photos / Sounds

Observer

slichti

Date

October 4, 2013 03:22 PM EDT

Description

Octupus hanging out in a man-made habitat during underwater acoustical research

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Square

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

February 26, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

A cephalopod is any member of the molluscan class Cephalopoda (Greek plural κεφαλόποδα (kephalópoda); "head-feet"). These exclusively marine animals are characterized by bilateral body symmetry, a prominent head, and a set of arms or tentacles (muscular hydrostats) modified from the primitive molluscan foot. Fishermen sometimes call them inkfish, referring to their common ability to squirt ink. The study of cephalopods is a branch of malacology known as teuthology.

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