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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, Oceania continent (Australia, NZ and islands), and Pacific Ocean. Individuals can grow to 15 cm.

EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

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