Common Blanket Octopus


Common Blanket Octopus
Common Blanket Octopus
Ventral view of large female
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Octopoda
Superfamily: Argonautoida
Family: Tremoctopodidae
Genus: Tremoctopus
Species: T. violaceus
Binomial name
Tremoctopus violaceus
Chiaje, 1830

The Common Blanket Octopus, Tremoctopus violaceus, is a large octopus of the family Tremoctopodidae found worldwide in warm seas.

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