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Octopus

Wikipedia Abstract

The octopus is a cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda. Octopuses have two eyes and four pairs of arms and, like other cephalopods, they are bilaterally symmetric. An octopus has a hard beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms. Octopuses have no internal or external skeleton (although some species have a vestigial remnant of a shell inside their mantles), allowing them to squeeze through tight places.
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Species

Octopus alecto
Octopus argus
Octopus australis
Octopus balboai
Octopus berenice
Octopus berrima
Octopus bimaculatus (california two-spot octopus)
Octopus bimaculoides (California two-spot octopus)
Octopus bocki (Bali octopus)
Octopus briareus (Caribbean reef octopus) (Attributes)
Octopus bulbus
Octopus californicus (North Pacific bigeye octopus)
Octopus campbelli
Octopus chierchiae
Octopus conispadiceus (chestnut octopus)
Octopus cyanea (big blue octopus)
Octopus diminutus
Octopus favonius
Octopus filosus (Caribbean two-spot octopus)
Octopus fitchi (lilliput octopus)
Octopus fontanianus
Octopus gardineri
Octopus gorgonus
Octopus harpedon
Octopus hattai
Octopus hawaiiensis
Octopus hubbsorum
Octopus humilis
Octopus hummelincki (bumblebee octopus)
Octopus huttoni
Octopus incella
Octopus insularis
Octopus joubini (Atlantic pygmy octopus) (Attributes)
Octopus kaharoa
Octopus kaurna (Southern Sand Octopus)
Octopus laqueus
Octopus mariles
Octopus maya (Mexican four-eyed octopus)
Octopus mercatoris
Octopus mernoo
Octopus microphthalmus
Octopus micropyrsus
Octopus micros
Octopus mimus
Octopus mutilans
Octopus nanus
Octopus oculifer
Octopus oliveri
Octopus pallidus
Octopus parvus
Octopus penicillifer
Octopus pumilus
Octopus pyrum
Octopus rubescens (East Pacific red octopus)
Octopus salutii (spider octopus)
Octopus sanctaehelenae
Octopus selene (moon octopus)
Octopus superciliosus
Octopus tehuelchus (Tehuelche octopus)
Octopus tenebricus
Octopus tetricus (gloomy octopus)
Octopus veligero (veiled octopus)
Octopus verrucosus
Octopus vitiensis
Octopus vulgaris (common octopus) (Attributes)
Octopus warringa
Octopus wolfi
Octopus zonatus (Atlantic banded octopus)

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