Pareledone turqueti (Joubin, 1905)
Turquet's octopus
Pareledone turqueti
photo by Arntz, Wolf E.

Family:  Octopodidae (octopuses), subfamily: Eledoninae
Max. size:  18 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 4000 m
Distribution:  Southern Atlantic and Antarctic.
Biology:  Mantle length is 6 cm (Ref. 96968). Inhabits both shallow and deep waters (Ref. 1975). Known from a depth of 0 to 4000 meters (Ref. 96968). Recorded once from deep waters on muddy bottoms (Ref. 106242).
IUCN Red List Status: (LC); Date assessed: 14 July 2015 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 02.07.20
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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