Octopus sinensis (East Asian common octopus) (ASM634580v1)

About Octopus sinensis

Octopus sinensis is a mollusk belonging to the class Cephalopoda. Octopus sinensis is a well-known shallow-water benthic octopus species found in the coastal, temperature waters of South Korea, China, and Japan, with the species name, sinensis being Latin for Chinese. Octopus sinensis is closely related to the Atlantic and Mediterranean common octopus, Octopus vulgaris. Because of the morphological similarities, O. sinensis was considered synonymous with Octopus vulgaris until 2017. Octopus sinensis are carnivores that prey upon on many shallow-water animals such as crustaceans and mollusks.

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Taxonomy ID 2607531

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Taxonomy ID 2607531

Data source Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences

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Genome assembly: ASM634580v1

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