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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report
Animalia (kingdom) » Mollusca (phylum) » Cephalopoda (class) » Octopoda (order) » Bathypolypodidae (family)
|CAAB Code:||23 659902|
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|Taxon Notes:||There are currently no species of true Bathypolypus known from this region, most are north Pacific and north Atlantic to Arctic in distribution. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.|
|Scientific Name Notes:||Please note - the type species of Benthoctopus belongs in Bathypolypus, but most of the species previously assigned to Benthoctopus, including all from this region, are now included in Muusoctopus.|
|Scientific Name |
|Gleadall, I.G., Guerrero-Kommritz, J., Hochberg Jr, F.G., Laptikhovsky, V.V., 2010. The inkless octopuses (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) of the southwest Atlantic., Zoological Science, Vol. 27: 528-553.|