Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797

AphiaID: 140605

common octopus

Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Coleoidea (Subclass) > Octopodiformes (Super order) > Octopoda (Order) > Incirrata (Suborder) > Octopodoidea (Superfamily) > Octopodidae (Family)

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OMARE records: 12
OBIS records: 0

Conservation Status

Synonyms

Octopus albus Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus americanus Montfort, 1802
Octopus americanus Froriep, 1806
Octopus bakerii d’Orbigny, 1826
Octopus bitentaculatus Risso, 1854
Octopus brevitentaculatus Blainville, 1826
Octopus cassiopea Gray, 1849
Octopus cassiopeia Gray, 1849
Octopus coerulescentes Fra Piero, 1895
Octopus eudora Gray, 1849
Octopus geryonea Gray, 1849
Octopus heteropus Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus maculatus Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus moschatus Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus niger Risso, 1854
Octopus niger Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus octopodia Tryon, 1879
Octopus pilosus Risso, 1826
Octopus rabassin Risso, 1854
Octopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus rugosus (Bosc, 1792)
Octopus tetradynamus Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus tritentaculatus Risso, 1854
Octopus troscheli Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869
Octopus troschelii Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869
Octopus tuberculatus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869
Octopus tuberculatus Blainville, 1826
Sepia octopus Gmelin, 1791
Sepia polypus Oken, 1815
Sepia rugosa Bosc, 1792

Additional information

É pescado com arrasto e com armadilhas de abrigo (alcatruz) e de gaiola (covo).

International References

additional source Roper, C.F.E., M.J. Sweeney & C.E. Nauen (1984). FAO Species catalogue. Vol 3. Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries. FAO Fish. Synop. (125), Vol 3: 277 p. [details]

original description Cuvier G.L. (1798). Tableau élementaire de l’Histoire Naturelle des Animaux. Paris, Baudouin. xvi + 710 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/42906 [details]

additional source Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]

basis of record Norman M.D., Finn J.K. & Hochberg F.G. (2014). Family Octopodidae. pp. 36-215, in P. Jereb, C.F.E. Roper, M.D. Norman & J.K. Finn eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO]. 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls. [details]

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]

context source (HKRMS) City University of Hong Kong. (2013). Provision of Services for Species Identification and Data Analysis ofEpibenthic Organisms from Hong Kong Water. Final report. Environmental Protection Department. Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University [details]

additional source Roper, C.F.E., M.J. Sweeney & C.E. Nauen (1984). FAO Species catalogue. Vol 3. Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries. FAO Fish. Synop. (125), Vol 3: 277 p. [details]

additional source Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]

basis of record Norman M.D., Finn J.K. & Hochberg F.G. (2014). Family Octopodidae. pp. 36-215, in P. Jereb, C.F.E. Roper, M.D. Norman & J.K. Finn eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO]. 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls. [details]

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