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Molluscs of Tasmania

Opisthoteuthidae: Opisthoteuthis persephone Berry, 1918 (‘persephone octopus’)

Synonym(s): persephone Berry, 1918.
Typical arm-span 330 mm. Lives in offshore waters on mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Octopoda
Superfamily: Cirrata
Family: Opisthoteuthidae
Genus: Opisthoteuthis

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available