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Amphioctopus aegina Marbled Octopus

Amphioctopus aeginais commonly referred to as Marbled Octopus. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7753 
AphiaID:
534097 
Scientific:
Amphioctopus aegina 
German:
Tintenfisch 
English:
Marbled Octopus 
Category:
Cephalopoda 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Octopoda (Order) > Octopodidae (Family) > Amphioctopus (Genus) > aegina (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gray, ), 1849 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Eritrea, Sudan, Djibouti, (the) Maldives, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, China, Corea, Egypt, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Pakistan, Palau, Philippines, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Timor, Yemen 
Sea depth:
30 - 120 Meter 
Size:
up to 86.61" (220 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 77 °F (23°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Clams, Crabs, Food specialist, Schrimps 
Tank:
109.99 gal (~ 500L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-11-24 20:27:22 

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Amphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849)

Amphioctopus is a genus of octopuses comprising around 16 species.
Members of the genus Amphioctopus reside in tropical and subtropical waters. These octopuses are found primarily in the Pacific and Indian Oceans but representatives can also be found in the Atlantic.

Synonymised names:
Octopus aegina Gray, 1849 (original combination)
Octopus dollfusi Robson, 1928
Octopus hardwickei Gray, 1849
Octopus smedleyi Robson, 1932


Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Coleoidea (Subclass) > Octopodiformes (Superorder) > Octopoda (Order) > Incirrata (Suborder) > Octopodoidea (Superfamily) > Octopodidae (Family) > Amphioctopus (Genus) > Amphioctopus aegina (Species)

External links

  1. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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