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Southern Blue Ringed Octopus

Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle 1883)

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Hapalochlaena maculosa (Southern Blue Ringed Octopus) is a species of cephalopods in the family Octopodidae. They are native to Indian Ocean, Australia, and Pacific Ocean. Dead Southern Blue Ringed Octopus form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 15 cm.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Southern blue-ringed octopus. View this species on GBIF