Classification
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  • German
    • Kopffüßer
  • Portuguese
    • Cefalópodes
  • English
    • Cephalopods
    • Octopuses, Squid and Relatives
  • Scientific Names
    • Cephalopoda
  • Spanish
    • Pulpos, calamares y parientes

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Recent observations

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What

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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California two-spot octopus Octopus bimaculoides

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monicatydlaska

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November 3, 2014 01:23 PM PST

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richard_mora

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April 21, 2015 06:43 AM PDT

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What

Octopuses, Squid and Relatives Class Cephalopoda

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chenlu

Date

April 21, 2015

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fankaisky

Date

April 14, 2015

Place

pt. fermin (Google, OSM)

Description

Dead, starting to smell

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xingpingchen

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April 21, 2015 06:42 AM PDT

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daliag30

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April 14, 2015 01:24 PM PDT

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rolliepollie30

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April 14, 2015 01:24 PM PDT

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What

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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markmao1

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April 21, 2015 06:42 AM PDT

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ttadevosyan

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April 22, 2015

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ttadevosyan

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April 14, 2015
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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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