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Molluscs of Tasmania

Vitreledonellidae: Vitreledonella richardi Joubin, 1918 (‘common glass-octopus’)

Synonym(s): richardi Joubin, 1918.

Typical body-length 400 mm. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Occurs all around Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); also widespread in warmer oceanic waters worldwide.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Octopoda
Superfamily: Incirrata
Family: Vitreledonellidae
Genus: Vitreledonella

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