Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Octopus abaculus Norman & Sweeney, 1997
Catalog Number: USNM 884261
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Collector(s): C. Child
Year Collected: 1979
Locality: Negros Island, S Tip, Just W Of Siaton Point, 100 Yards From Shore, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 2
Vessel: Alpha Helix R/V
  • Paratype: Norman, M. D. & Sweeney, M. J. 1997. Invertebrate Taxonomy. 11(1): 109-112.; Norman, M. D. & Sweeney, M. J. 1997. Invertebrate Taxonomy. 11(1): 109-112, figs. 5a-c.
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Holotype for Octopus abaculus Norman & Sweeney, 1997
Catalog Number: USNM 884260
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Collector(s): L. Knapp
Year Collected: 1979
Locality: Mindanao Island, W Side Silino Island, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 5
Vessel: Alpha Helix R/V
  • Holotype: Norman, M. D. & Sweeney, M. J. 1997. Invertebrate Taxonomy. 11(1): 109-112.; Norman, M. D. & Sweeney, M. J. 1997. Invertebrate Taxonomy. 11(1): 109-112, figs. 5a-c.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 7 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2 - 30
  Temperature range (°C): 26.525 - 26.525
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.732 - 0.732
  Salinity (PPS): 35.095 - 35.095
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.572 - 4.572
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.121 - 0.121
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.869 - 0.869

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2 - 30
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Abdopus abaculus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.   Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.  Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

ACATTATATTTTATTTTTGGGATTTGATCAGGACTTCTAGGAACTTCACTA---AGATTAATAATCCGAACAGAACTAGGACAACCAGGATCTCTTTTAAATGAT---GATCAATTTTATAATGTAATTGTAACAGCTCATGCTTTTGTAATAATTTTTTTTTTAGTTATACCAGTTATAATTGGAGGATTTGGTAACTGATTAGTCCCATTAATA---TTAGGAGCCCCAGATATAGCTTTTCCACGAATAAATAACATAAGATTTTGATTACTTCCTCCTTCCTTAACATTACTTCTATCTTCAGCCGCAGTTGAAAGAGGAGTGGGAACTGGTTGAACTGTATACCCCCCCCTCTCAAGAAATTTAGCTCATATAGGACCTTCAGTTGACTTA---GCTATTTTTTCCCTCCACTTAGCAGGAATTTCATCAATCCTAGGAGCTATTAATTTTATTACTACTATTATTAATATACGATGAGAAGGTATATTAATAGAACGACTACCACTATTTGTATGATCAGTTCTTATTACTGCAGTATTATTACTCTTATCCCTACCAGTTTTAGCTGGT---GCAATTACTATACTATTAACTGACCGAAACTTTAACACCACATTTTTTGATCCTAGAGGAGGGGGAGATCCAATTTTATATCAACATTTA------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------TTT
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Abdopus abaculus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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