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Eledone cirrhosa (Curled octopus)

Synonyms: Eledone aldrovandi; Hallia sepioidea; Octopus cirrhosus; Ozoena aldrovandi; Ozoena cirrhosa; Sepia octopodia

Wikipedia Abstract

The curled octopus (Eledone cirrhosa) is a species of cephalopod found in the northeast Atlantic, ranging from Norway to the Mediterranean, including the British Isles. It is alternatively known as the lesser octopus or horned octopus.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Ascrib, Isay and Dunvegan 6388 Scotland, United Kingdom
Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast 160731 England/Scotland, United Kingdom  
Cardigan Bay/ Bae Ceredigion 236876 Wales, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
East Mingulay 28444 Scotland, United Kingdom    
Eileanan agus Sgeiran Lios mór 2816 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Fal and Helford 15785 England, United Kingdom    
Firth of Lorn 51830 Scotland, United Kingdom
Isle of May 882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Loch Laxford 3018 Scotland, United Kingdom
Loch nam Madadh 5734 Scotland, United Kingdom
Luce Bay and Sands 120487 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lundy 7573 England, United Kingdom  
Mòine Mhór 2843 Scotland, United Kingdom
Mousa 1311 Scotland, United Kingdom
North Rona 1553 Scotland, United Kingdom    
Papa Stour 5132 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Plymouth Sound and Estuaries 15820 England, United Kingdom
Shell Flat and Lune Deep 26107 England, United Kingdom
South-East Islay Skerries 3702 Scotland, United Kingdom
St David`s / Ty Ddewi 2312 Wales, United Kingdom  
St Kilda 62932 Scotland, United Kingdom    
Sunart 25320 Scotland, United Kingdom
Tintagel–Marsland–Clovelly Coast 6004 England, United Kingdom  
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Alpheus glaber (red snapping shrimp)[1]
Carcinus aestuarii[1]
Clupea harengus (Yawling)[2]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[2]
Haliotis tuberculata (Tuberculate abalone)[2]
Medeus conchii <Unverified Name>[1]
Mytilus galloprovincialis (Mediterranean mussel)[2]
Patella caerulea (Rayed Mediterranean Limpet)[2]
Sardina pilchardus (European pilchard)[2]
Venus verrucosa (Warty venus)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Arnoglossus laterna (Scald-fish)1
Chelidonichthys cuculus (cockoo gurnard)1
Eutrigla gurnardus (Grey gurnard)1
Raja clavata (Roker)1
Raja montagui (Homelyn ray)1
Trisopterus capelanus (Poor cod)1

Predators

Architeuthis dux (giant squid)[1]
Conger conger (Conger)[2]
Delphinus delphis (Short-beaked Saddleback Dolphin)[2]
Dipturus batis (Blue skate)[2]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[1]
Grampus griseus (Risso's Dolphin)[3]
Halichoerus grypus (Gray Seal)[2]
Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Halibut)[2]
Illex coindetii (southern shortfin squid)[2]
Lagenorhynchus albirostris (White-beaked Dolphin)[4]
Loligo forbesii (Veined Squid)[1]
Lophius piscatorius (Monkfish)[2]
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)[2]
Molva molva (Ling)[2]
Pagophilus groenlandicus (Harp Seal)[1]
Phoca vitulina (Harbor Seal)[2]
Phocoena phocoena (Harbor Porpoise)[2]
Phycis blennoides (Greater fork-beard)[2]
Physeter macrocephalus (Sperm Whale)[1]
Pollachius pollachius (Pollock)[2]
Raja clavata (Roker)[5]
Scomber scombrus (Split)[2]
Scophthalmus rhombus (Flounder)[2]
Scyliorhinus canicula (Small-spotted catshark)[2]
Scyliorhinus stellaris (Rigg)[2]
Tursiops truncatus (Bottlenosed Dolphin)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[6]
Dicyemennea eledones[6]
Dicyemennea lameerei[6]
Nybelinia lingualis[6]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database 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. 3Diet of Risso’s dolphin (Grampus griseus) in the western Mediterranean Sea, CARMEN BLANCO, M ÁNGELES RADUÁN and JUAN ANTONIO RAGA, SCIENTIA MARINA 70 (3) September 2006, 407-411, Barcelona (Spain) 4Seasonal distribution of white-beaked dolphins (Lagenorhynchus albirostris) in UK waters with new information on diet and habitat use, Sarah J. Canning, M. Begoña Santos, Robert J. Reid, Peter G.H. Evans, Richard C. Sabin, Nick Bailey and Graham J. Pierce, Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 2008, 88(6), 1159–1166 5Diet comparison of four ray species (Raja clavata, Raja brachyura, Raja montagui and Leucoraja naevus) caught along the Portuguese continental shelf, Inês Farias, Ivone Figueiredo, Teresa Moura, Leonel Serrano Gordo, Ana Neves and Bárbara Serra-Pereira, Aquat. Living Resour. 19, 105–114 (2006) 6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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