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Wikipedia Abstract

The octopus (/ˈɒktəpʊs/ or /ˈɒktəpəs/; plural: octopuses, octopodes or octopi; see below) is a cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda. It has two eyes and four pairs of arms and, like other cephalopods, it is bilaterally symmetric. It has a beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms. It has no internal or external skeleton (although some species have a vestigial remnant of a shell inside their mantles), allowing it to squeeze through tight places. Octopuses are among the most intelligent and behaviorally diverse of all invertebrates.
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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 fitchi (lilliput octopus)
Octopus gardineri
Octopus gorgonus
Octopus harpedon
Octopus hattai
Octopus hawaiiensis
Octopus hongkongensis
Octopus hubbsorum
Octopus humilis
Octopus hummelincki (bumblebee octopus)
Octopus huttoni
Octopus incella
Octopus insularis
Octopus jollyorum
Octopus joubini (Atlantic pygmy octopus) (Attributes)
Octopus kaharoa
Octopus kapalae
Octopus kaurna (Southern Sand Octopus)
Octopus laqueus
Octopus mariles
Octopus maya (Mexican four-eyed octopus)
Octopus mernoo
Octopus microphthalmus
Octopus micropyrsus
Octopus micros
Octopus mimus
Octopus minor
Octopus mutilans
Octopus nanus
Octopus occidentalis
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 sinensis
Octopus superciliosus
Octopus taganga
Octopus tayrona
Octopus tehuelchus (Tehuelche octopus)
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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