Common Octopus

Octopus vulgaris
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Octopus vulgaris
Other names Gloomy Octopus
Size Up to 2 m (6.56 ft) full arm span
Weight Up to 9 kg (20 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Shallow coastal to deep ocean waters amongst sandy & muddy areas to rocky bottoms & reef
Depth Range 0 - 200 m (656 ft)
Common Octopus Distribution