Octopus

Order: 
Cephalopoda
Family: 
Octopodidae

Marine cephalopod mollusc. Mantle elongate oval. Head small with inconspicuous eyes; no eye cirrus. Arms moderately long and stout, dorsal arms much the shortest; mantle, head, and arms covered dorsally with numerous, large warts interspersed with smaller papillae, each unit bordered by a darkly pigmented line, giving a distinct reticulate pattern. Maximum mantle length 9 cm, weight 0.2 kg.

International Designations

Germany: 
Octopus
France: 
Poulpe nain
Italy: 
Polpo atlantico
Portugal: 
Polvo
UK: 
Octopus
China: 
弯斑蛸
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
OQU
Scientific name: 
Octopus dollfusi
Type: 
Molluscs
Fishing areas: 
Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC