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Molluscs of Tasmania

Octopodidae – Graneledoninae: Graneledone antarctica Voss, 1976 (‘antarctic octopus’)

Synonym(s): antarctica Voss, 1976.

Typical mantle-length 40 mm. Lives in offshore waters amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS only); also the Southern Ocean. In Tasmanian waters, this species is known from deep waters around southern sea-mounts.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Octopoda
Superfamily: Incirrata
Family: Megaleledonidae
Genus: Graneledone

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