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Ocythoe tuberculata (Tuberculate Pelagic Octopus; Football Octopus)

Synonyms: Octopus carenae; Octopus catenulatus; Octopus reticularis; Octopus veranyi; Tremoctopus doderleini

Wikipedia Abstract

Ocythoe tuberculata, also known as the tuberculate pelagic octopus or football octopus, is a pelagic octopus. It is the only known species in the family Ocythoidae.Ocythoe tuberculata is found in warm and temperate seas, especially in the Northern Hemisphere, such as the North Pacific Ocean off California.
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Predators

Alepisaurus ferox (Wolffish)[1]
Arctocephalus pusillus (Brown Fur Seal)[1]
Arctocephalus tropicalis (Subantarctic Fur Seal)[1]
Beryx splendens (Alfonsin)[2]
Callorhinus ursinus (Northern Fur Seal)[1]
Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)[3]
Germon germon <Unverified Name>[1]
Grampus griseus (Risso's Dolphin)[1]
Kogia breviceps (Pygmy Sperm Whale)[2]
Makaira mazara (black spearfish)[2]
Monachus schauinslandi (Hawaiian Monk Seal)[1]
Orcinus orca (Killer Whale)[1]
Prionace glauca (Tribon blou)[2]
Thunnus alalunga (longfinned albacore)[1]
Thunnus maccoyii (Tunny)[1]
Thunnus thynnus (horse mackerel)[1]
Thysanoteuthis rhombus (diamond squid)[1]
Xiphias gladius (Swordfish)[1]

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Citations

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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.
3Feeding ecology and niche segregation in oceanic top predators off eastern Australia, Jock W. Young, Matt J. Lansdell, Robert A. Campbell, Scott P. Cooper, Francis Juanes, Michaela A. Guest, Mar Biol (2010) 157:2347–2368
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