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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
AphiaID: 210788

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColeoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodiformes (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIncirrata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus Cuvier, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus magnocellatus Taki, 1964
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea var. gracilis Robson, 1929
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus glaber Wülker, 1920
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus herdmani Hoyle, 1904
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus horsti Joubin, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus marmoratus Hoyle, 1885
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia barffi Curtiss, 1938
Sources 
status source Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbig blue octopus  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea var. gracilis Robson, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Israel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIsrael (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMtwapa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopicola regalis Humes, 1974 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopicola stocki Humes, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (26 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (39 nucleotides; 24 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Israel (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Octopus cyanea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210788
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-06-07 07:51:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-10-17 13:28:46Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
2010-10-25 17:59:26Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210788 on 2014-09-16
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