Octopus tehuelchus

Octopus tehuelchus

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Octopus tehuelchus

Octopus tehuelchus, commonly known as the Patagonian octopus, is a species of octopus, a marine cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda. It is native to shallow waters in the subtropical southwestern Atlantic Ocean. It was first described in 1834 by the French naturalist Alcide d'Orbigny.

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1. Octopus tehuelchus Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octopus_tehuelchus
2. Octopus tehuelchus on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/163339/999965

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