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Molluscs of Tasmania

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).


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Octopoda
Superfamily: Incirrata
Family: Octopodidae
Subfamily: Octopodinae
Genus: Octopus

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