Pale Octopus

Octopus pallidus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Octopus pallidus
Other names Southern Keeled Octopus
Size Up to 60 cm (23.6 in) full arm span
Weight Under 1 kg (2.2 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Shallow coastal to deep ocean waters amongst sandy & muddy areas with sponge gardens & tunicate beds
Depth Range 0 - 600 m (1,968 ft)
Pale Octopus Distribution