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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
CCRE - Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems, Belize
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
4 Feb 1978
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
321390
USNM Number:
1149378
Specimen Count:
2
Site Number:
158
Notes:
lot includes 2 unidentified fish
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m):
1 - 6
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Inner Cabrita Pt., Poison St., Rock ledges, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
6 Nov 1958
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
USNM Number:
1149422
Specimen Count:
2
Site Number:
SJ-HK-58-5
Notes:
RSMAS (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science?)
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
CCRE - Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems, Belize
Collector:
J. Tyler
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Depth (m):
1 - 1
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Carrie Bow Cay, south of boat ramp, Belize, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
16 Nov 1988
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
USNM Number:
1147958
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
Smithsonian STRI Panama Survey
Collector:
Dr. Meredith L. Jones
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Panama
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Panama Bay, Paitilla Point, Canal Zone, Panama, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1 Apr 1973
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
292580
USNM Number:
1147962
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
129-2-B
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
Chaplin Bahamas Expedition
Collector:
J. E. Bohlke
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m):
0 - 4
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Little Bahama Bank, Grand Bahama Island, SE of Settlement Point, W end of island, Bahamas, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
27 Jul 1961
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
257407
USNM Number:
1149295
Specimen Count:
4
Site Number:
553
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
Smithsonian STRI Panama Survey
Collector:
Dr. Meredith L. Jones
C. E. Dawson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Limon Bay, Margarita Island, Fort Randolph, At Base Of East Jetty, Canal Zone, Panama, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
3 Nov 1973
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
292580
USNM Number:
1147961
Specimen Count:
3
Site Number:
153-2
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
CCRE - Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems, Belize
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Depth (m):
8 - 8
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Carrie Bow Cay, spur and groove E of cay, Belize, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
21 Sep 1990
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
USNM Number:
1149394
Specimen Count:
3
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
CCRE - Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems, Belize
Collector:
Dr. Anne C. Cohen
Joan Ferraris
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Depth (m):
0.2 - 0.2
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Carrie Bow Cay (W side), lagoon, south of boat dock, Belize, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
25 May 1976
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
321390
USNM Number:
1149379
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
AC-CBC-71
Notes:
high tide: octopus from conch shell (reached out and grabbed Joan's foot with arm); brown and off-white, turned partly blue when killed; partially relaxed in MgCl2 before preserving in 10% buffered formalin
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
Smithsonian STRI Panama Survey
Collector:
Raymond B. Manning
Dr. Meredith L. Jones
Dr. Joseph R. Rosewater
C. A. Child
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Depth (m):
0 - 0
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Galeta Island, In Front Of And To West Of Stri Marine Laboratory And Surge Channel, Canal Zone, Panama, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
18 Apr 1971
Common name:
Cephalopods
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Mollusca Mollusca Cephalopoda Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
292580
USNM Number:
732787
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
6
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
Smithsonian STRI Panama Survey
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Colon, Fort Sherman, Toro Point, Outside Base Of Jetty, Canal Zone, Panama, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Nov 1971
Common name:
Cephalopods
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Mollusca Mollusca Cephalopoda Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
292580
USNM Number:
734062
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
69
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
Smithsonian STRI Panama Survey
Collector:
Jones
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Depth (m):
1 - 1
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Punta Galeta, Galeta Island, Reef W Of Stri Lab, Opposite Bathing Beach, Colon, Panama, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
9 Nov 1971
Common name:
Cephalopods
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Mollusca Mollusca Cephalopoda Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
292580
USNM Number:
733891
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
60
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
Dawson Panama - Brazil Survey
Collector:
C. E. Dawson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m):
0 - .8
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Isla Pico Feo, pool behind house, Panama, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
7 Apr 1973
Common name:
Cephalopods
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Mollusca Mollusca Cephalopoda Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodida Octopodidae Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Accession Number:
305237
USNM Number:
1149451
Specimen Count:
7
Site Number:
1611
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Expedition:
Chaplin Bahamas Expedition
Collector:
J. E. Bohlke
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m):
0 - 2
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Crooked Island, at and around the tip of Pitts Town Point, NW tp of island, Bahamas, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1 Jun 1962
Common name:
Cephalopods
Cephalopods
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Mollusca Mollusca Mollusca Cephalopoda Cephalopoda Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodida Octopodida Octopodidae Octopodidae Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Octopus joubini Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
257407
USNM Number:
1149293
Specimen Count:
4
Site Number:
586
Notes:
mixed lot - Octopus briareus, Octopus vulgaris and Octopus joubini
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus sp.

Vessel:
Miguel Oliver R/V
Expedition:
Miguel Oliver Caribbean 2011
Collector:
Dr. Ross Robertson
Cristina I. Castillo
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Depth (m):
270 - 270
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Ethanol - 95%
Tissue for DNA Analysis
Standard:
99mm
Remarks:
fixed in 10% buffered formalin, transferred to 50% isopropyl
Sex:
female
Place:
Honduras, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
20 Jan 2011
Common name:
Cephalopods
Cephalopods
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Mollusca Mollusca Mollusca Cephalopoda Cephalopoda Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodida Octopodida Octopodidae Octopodidae Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus sp.
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Octopus sp.
USNM Number:
1151562
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
MOC 11-58
Notes:
counted 10 gill lamellae; no spot
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Additional Online Media:

Octopus briareus, pp. 251-266

Author:
Hanlon, R.T
Type:
Citations
Date:
1983
Topic:
Atlantic reef octopus
Prey--crabs
Prey--shrimp
Prey--fish
Predators--Fish
Predators--sharks
Caribbean Sea
Life history--General
Behavior
Embryology
Parasites
Taxonomy:
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--briareus
Data Source:
Cephalopod Bibliography
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The ecology of Octopus briareus Robson in a Bahamian saltwater lake

Author:
Aronson, R.B
Type:
Citations
Date:
1989
Topic:
Life history--General
Taxonomy:
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--briareus
Data Source:
Cephalopod Bibliography
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Control of food intake in Octopus briareus Robson

Author:
Borer, K.T
Type:
Citations
Date:
1971
Topic:
Utilization--Biol./Experimental
Season--Sep-Mar
Caribbean Sea
Biology--General Anatomy
Life history--Rearing/Aquaculture
Behavior
Taxonomy:
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--briareus
Data Source:
Cephalopod Bibliography
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Sex:
male
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
USNM Number:
817718
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Collector:
Mr. Charles E. Cutress
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
La Parquera, Puerto Rico, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
9 Oct 1964
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
255078
USNM Number:
575987
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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Octopus briareus Robson, 1929

Vessel:
Oregon II R/V
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m):
73 - 73
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Sex:
male
Place:
New Amsterdam, Guyana, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
28 Apr 1969
Common name:
Cephalopods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Octopodida Octopodidae
Published Name:
Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Accession Number:
283990
USNM Number:
729125
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
10516
Record Last Modified:
8 Oct 2014
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