WoRMS taxon details

Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873)

157011  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157011)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern...  
Distribution Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, lower St. Lawrence estuary, Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait); south Slope of Anticosti Island; Cobscook Bay [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157011 on 2018-12-16
Date
action
by
2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
created
2010-10-17 13:28:46Z
changed
2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
changed

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original description  (ofOctopus piscatorum Verrill, 1879) Verrill A. E. (1879). Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the east coast of North America. <i>American Journal of Science and Arts (3) 17</i>: 309-315 [aprile]; (3)18
page(s): 470 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. <i>Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin</i> 66:127–154. [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Norman M.D., Finn J.K. & Hochberg F.G. (2014). Family Octopodidae. pp. 36-215, in P. Jereb, C.F.E. Roper, M.D. Norman & J.K. Finn eds. <i>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date</i>. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet fish, crustaceans, and smaller squid [details]

Dimensions maximum size of about 100 mm ML [details]

Distribution Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, lower St. Lawrence estuary, Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait); south Slope of Anticosti Island; Cobscook Bay [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Predators marine mammals, fish [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate. Fertilization is internal but eggs are laid in large communal clusters [details]
 

LanguageName 
English spoonarm octopus  [details]