Octopus bimaculoides (Octopus, UCB-OBI-ISO-001) (Octopus_bimaculoides_v2_0)

About Octopus bimaculoides

The California two-spot octopus, often simply called a "bimac", is an octopus species native to many parts of the Pacific Ocean including the coast of California. One can identify the species by the circular blue eyespots on each side of its head. Bimacs usually live to be about two years old. They are closely related to Verrill's two-spot octopus. In 2015, the genome was sequenced.

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Taxonomy ID 37653

(Text from Wikipedia.)

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Taxonomy ID 37653

Data source Vincent J. Coates Genomic Sequencing Laboratory at UC Berkeley

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Genome assembly: Octopus_bimaculoides_v2_0

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What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

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