Species Callistoctopus macropus (Atlantic white-spotted octopus)

Longer shapped than other octopus, mostly nocturnal, long legs with two rows of suction cups underside and white spots all over body and legs. Eledone cirrhosa and Octopus vulgaris are shorter and more compact. Lacking the white spots.


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Species profile
  • Is marine

Vernacular names for species Callistoctopus macropus

CatalanPòparaJosep Vilanova
Dutch; Flemishwitgevlekte octopusWorms
EnglishAtlantic white-spotted octopus, grass octopus, longarmed octopus, white-spotted octopus, whitespotted octopusWorms, Worms, Worms, Worms, Worms
Frenchpoulpe tachetéWorms
GermanAtlantische Weißfleckenkrake, Großer Krake, Langarmiger Krake, WeißfleckOktopus, weißgefleckter OktopusWorms, Worms, Worms, Worms, Worms
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