WoRMS taxon details

Octopus californicus (Berry, 1911)

341958  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:341958)

accepted
Species
Polypus californicus Berry, 1911 · unaccepted (original combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Polypus californicus Berry, 1911) Berry, S. S. (1911). Preliminary notices of some new Pacific cephalopods. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 40(1838):589-592., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15845891
page(s): 590 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Octopus californicus (Berry, 1911). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=341958 on 2022-08-15
Date
action
by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
created
2010-10-17 13:28:46Z
checked
2018-01-22 06:58:31Z
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original description  (of Polypus californicus Berry, 1911) Berry, S. S. (1911). Preliminary notices of some new Pacific cephalopods. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 40(1838):589-592., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15845891
page(s): 590 [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., 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.
page(s): 193 [details]   

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

status source 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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From other sources
Habitat deep shelf to slope [details]
LanguageName 
English orange bigeye octopusNorth Pacific bigeye octopusCalifornia octopus  [details]
German Kalifornischer Krake  [details]
Russian Осьминог калифорнийский  [details]