The Cephalopod Page Home
Subscribe to the Ceph Group

Ceph Mailing Groups

Octopus salutii

<< Cephalopod Species

Octopus salutii
This long-armed octopus is found in the Mediterranean, the Gulf of Biscay, and the eastern North Atlantic. It lays 2,000 to 4,000 eggs that are 5.2 to 6.0 mm long. The offspring are planktonic for the first part of their lives.

References and Credits

Credits

A warm thank you to Peter Wirtz for supplying the photograph above.

References

Sweeney, M.J., Roper, C.F.E., Mangold, K.M., Clarke, M.R., and Boletzky, S.v. 1992. 'Larval' and juvenile cephalopods: a manual for their identification. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology - No. 513.

» What's New?
» Cephalopod Species, Information, and Photographs
» Articles on Octopuses, Squid, Nautilus and Cuttlefish
» Cephalopod Lesson Plans by Wood, Jackson and Amity High School Teachers
» The Cephalopod Page F.A.Q.
Resources
CephBase Cephalopod database by Wood, Day and O'Dor
Upcoming Conferences
Sources of Live Cephalopods
Cephalopod Links
Want to learn more about Cephalopods?
References and Credits
Home

The Cephalopod Page (TCP), © Copyright 1995-2014, was created and is maintained by Dr. James B. Wood, Associate Director of the Waikiki Aquarium which is part of the University of Hawaii. Please see the FAQs page for cephalopod questions, Marine Invertebrates of Bermuda for information on other invertebrates, and MarineBio.org and the Census of Marine Life for general information on marine biology.