WoRMS taxon details

Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873)

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

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
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 2018-05-26
Date
action
by
2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
created
2010-10-17 13:28:46Z
changed
2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
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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. American Journal of Science and Arts (3) 17: 309-315 [aprile]; (3)18
page(s): 470 [details]   

basis of record Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 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. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO]. 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls. [details]   

additional source  (ofBenthoctopus piscatorum (A. E. Verrill, 1879)) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

basis of record  (ofBenthoctopus piscatorum (A. E. Verrill, 1879)) Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofBathypolypus lentus (Verrill, 1880)) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOctopus bairdii Verrill, 1873) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOctopus lentus Verrill, 1880) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOctopus obesus Verrill, 1880) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

basis of record  (ofBathypolypus proschi Muus, 1962) Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofBathypolypus proschi Muus, 1962) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

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

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]