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Bathypolypus valdiviae

(Boxer Octopus)

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Boxer Octopus

Description

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Habitat

Typically found in water with a depth of 0 to -2,695 meters (0 to -8,842 feet).[1]

Biome: Marine .

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Bathypolypus grimpei Robson • Polypus valdiviae Thiele in Chun

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 21-Jul-2000

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Bathypolypus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 4 species and subspecies in this genus:

B. arcticus (North Atlantic Octopus) · B. arcticus arcticus (North Atlantic Octopus) · B. sponsalis (Globose Octopus) · B. valdiviae (Boxer Octopus)

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Notes

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal February 01, 2008:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Mean = -647.630 meters (-2,124.770 feet), Standard Deviation = 625.260 based on 67 observations. Ocean depth information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-15