East Pacific red octopus

East Pacific red octopus

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Octopus rubescens

Octopus rubescens is the most commonly occurring shallow-water octopus on much of the North American West Coast, and a ubiquitous benthic predator in these habitats. Its range extends from the southern Gulf of California at least to the Gulf of Alaska, but may also occur in the western Pacific Ocean. O. rubescens occurs intertidally to a depth of 300 m.

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References

1. East Pacific red octopus Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Pacific_red_octopus
2. East Pacific red octopus on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/163145/977068

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