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Mimicry and foraging behaviour of two tropical sand-flat octopus species off North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Author:
Hanlon, R.T
Conroy, L.-A
Forsythe, J.W
Type:
Citations
Date:
2008
Topic:
Behavior--Mimicry
Indonesia, N. Sulawesi
foraging behavior
Taxonomy:
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Wunderpus--photogenicus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Thaumoctopus--mimicus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--sp. 18
Cephalopoda--Cephalopods
Data Source:
Cephalopod Bibliography
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Biology of the planktonic stages of benthic octopuses

Author:
Villanueva, R
Norman, M.D
Type:
Citations
Date:
2008
Topic:
egg formation
benthic
planktonic paralarvae
Taxonomy:
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Abdopus--abaulus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Abdopus--aculeatus
Cephalopoda--Cephalopods
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Abdopus--tonganus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--aegina
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--burryi
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--exannulatus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--kagoshimensis
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--marginatus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--mototi
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--neglectus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--ovulum
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--rex
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--robsoni
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--siamensis
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Amphioctopus--varunae
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Aphrodoctopus--schultzei
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Callistoctopus--aspilosomatis
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Callistoctopus--lechenaultii
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Callistoctopus--luteus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Callistoctopus--macropus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Callistoctopus--nocturnus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Callistoctopus--ornatus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Cistopus--indicus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Eledone--cirrhosa
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Enteroctopus--magnificus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Euaxoctopus--panamensis
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Enteroctopus--megalocyathus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Hapalochlaena--lunulata
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Macroctopus--maorum
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Macrotritopus--defilippi
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--alecto
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--berenice
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--bimaculatus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--bocki
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--campbelli
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--cyanea
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--favonius
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--filosus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--hawaiiensis
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--hummelincki
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--huttoni
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--joubini
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--laqueus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--mimus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--parvus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--rubescens
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--salutii
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--tetricus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--veligero
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--vitiensis
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--vulgaris
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--warringa
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--wolfi
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Pteroctopus--tetracirrhus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Robsonella--fontaniana
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Scaeurgus--jumeau
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Scaeurgus--nesisi
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Scaeurgus--patagiatus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Scaeurgus--tuber
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Scaeurgus--unicirrhus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Thaumoctopus--mimicus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Wunderpus--photogenicus
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Octopus--selene
Cephalopoda--Octopodidae--Enteroctopus--dofleini
Published in:
Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, 46: 105-202. Gibson, R.N., R.J.A. Atkinson, & D.N. Gordon, Editors. Taylor & Francis
Data Source:
Cephalopod Bibliography
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Fish Mimics Fish-Mimicking Octopus

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Update Date:
2012-01-06T15:46:56Z
Topic:
Science
Synopsis:
A good eye will spot the black-marble jawfish next to the mimic octopus's arm (Credit: Godehard Kopp) The mimic octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus) has the uncanny ability to make itself look like more dangerous creatures, such as lionfish, sea snakes and soles. The octopus does this with its distinctive color pattern and ability to adjust its shape and behavior (see this earlier blog post on the octopus for a video in which it mimics a flatfish). But now the mimic has a mimicker of its own, scientists report in the journal Coral Reefs. Godehard Kopp of the University of Gottingen in Germany was [...]
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