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.
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:
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Created: 2014-12-02 10:12:23
Last edit: 2020-11-24 20:27:22
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.
Octopus aegina Gray, 1849 (original combination)
Octopus dollfusi Robson, 1928
Octopus hardwickei Gray, 1849
Octopus smedleyi Robson, 1932
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Coleoidea (Subclass) > Octopodiformes (Superorder) > Octopoda (Order) > Incirrata (Suborder) > Octopodoidea (Superfamily) > Octopodidae (Family) > Amphioctopus (Genus) > Amphioctopus aegina (Species)
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