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Molluscs of Tasmania

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

Synonym(s): pluto Berry, 1918.
Typical arm-span 500 mm. Lives in offshore waters on mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


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

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