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octopus

[ok′təpəs]
any of numerous carnivorous marine mollusks having eight tentacles.

Octopus®

Heart surgery An anastomosis site restraining device designed to immobilize a specific area during minimally invasive “beating heart” CABG. See Beating heart surgery, Percutaneous coronary angioplasty.

octopus

a mollusc in the order Octopoda which has eight legs and eats crustaceans and shellfish.

blue-ringed octopus
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An information-theoretic perspective was used to compare the fits of relatively simple GLM's to help determine those combinations of gear and environmental factors most influential on occupancy of pots by octopi.
A total of 625 pots with lids, 625 pots without lids, and 250 conch pots were fished during the study; all pots combined caught a total of 229 octopi.
Mean mass of octopi varied little among pot types: 0.
The predictive relationship between proportional occupancy of traps by octopi (CATCH) and soak times (TIME) was significantly negative.
The monthly rate of growth of octopi along the east coast of Tunisia is superior to that of octopi in the Gabes Gulf.
The last factor seems to be determinant in the growth of octopi.
The difference in weight in favor of the octopi from the Gabes Gulf compared with those of the eastern coast could be explained by temperature and the availability of trophic resources.
The influence of the temperature on abundance of octopi has also studied in Spain by Vargas-Yanez et al.
Daniel Kopycienski, Founder and President of Octopi, commented, "We are
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