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octopus

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

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octopus

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

blue-ringed octopus
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The life history of the North Pacific giant octopus has been examined in other parts of their range, particularly in Japanese waters (Kanamaru, 1964; Kanamaru and Yamashita, 1967; Sano et al.
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The Giant Pacific Octopus has almost no bones allowing it to slip into very tight crevices to reach for food or hide from predators.
KEY WORDS: Octopodidae, taxonomy, mitochondrial DNA, synonymy, Octopus hubbsorum, Octopus mimus
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