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Southern Blue Ringed Octopus

Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle 1883)

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Hapalochlaena maculosa (Southern Blue Ringed Octopus) is a species of Cephalopods in the family Octopodidae. They are found in marine habitat. Dead Southern Blue Ringed Octopus form shallow marine sediments.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Southern blue-ringed octopus. View this species on GBIF