Octopodidae – Octopodinae: Octopus pallidus Hoyle, 1885 (‘pale octopus’)
Synonym(s): pallidus Hoyle, 1885.
Typical body-length 500 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore on sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).
Localities for Octopus pallidus
Bruny Island: Isthmus Bay
D’Entrecasteaux Channel: Green Island
D’Entrecasteaux Channel (unlocalised)
Derwent Estuary (unlocalised)
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
Eddystone Point (unlocalised)
Huon Estuary: foreshore by eastern road
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
North Bruny Island: Great Bay (unlocalised)
Port Arthur (unlocalised)
Storm Bay: Betsey Island