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Midget Octopus
Image ID: 29461
Common Name: Midget Octopus
Scientific Name: Octopus huttoni
Location: Otago shelf, 100 metres deep
Description: The midget octopus, Octopus huttoni, is common on the shelf and upper continental slope around New Zealand. It has a very painful bite and has a reputation for being quite aggressive for its size.
Keywords: Midget octopus, Octopus huttoni, New Zealand, eye, Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Coleoidea, Octopoda, Octopodidae, camouflage,
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