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Octopus hongkongensis

Synonyms: Octopus megalops; Octopus tenuicirrus; Paroctopus megalops; Polypus hongkongensis

Wikipedia Abstract

Octopus rubescens (Commonly the East Pacific red octopus, also known as the ruby octopus, a preferred common name due to the abundance of octopus species colloquially known as red octopus) is the most commonly occurring shallow-water octopus on much of the North American West Coast, and an ubiquitous benthic predator in these habitats. Its range extends from the southern Gulf of California at least to the Gulf of Alaska, but may also occur in the western Pacific Ocean. O.
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