Octopus from Mauritania

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Possibly Benthoctopus sp., it has two rows of suckers on each arm.

Item Type:Video
Title:Octopus from Mauritania
Date:23 October 2004
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Cephalopoda (Octopus & Squids) > Octopoda (Octopus) > Octopodidae (Octopus)
Species:Benthoctopus sp.?
Behaviour:Resting, Swimming
Site:Atlantic > Northern Tropical Atlantic > Tiof
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1314
Latitude:17 deg 55' 13" N
Longitude:16 deg 15' 39" W
UTM Zone:28
Countries:West Africa > Mauritania
Habitat:Tropical Sand
Rig:Boa Deep Sea
Project Partners:Boa, Woodside, Oceaneering
Label:Tiof Field Mauritania (TIOF 8)
Number:TIOF 8 file VTS_02_2.VOB
Deposited By:Rob Curry
Deposited On:13 March 2007

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