Species under Bathypolypus
n= 9
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Bathypolypus arcticus
(Prosch, 1847)
North Atlantic octopus Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic 10
Bathypolypus bairdii
Prosch, 1847
Northern Atlantic and the Arctic 20
Bathypolypus ergasticus
(Fischer & Fischer, 1892)
Fischers' bathyal octopus Eastern Atlantic 10
Bathypolypus faeroensis
(Russell, 1909)
Northeast Atlantic
Bathypolypus pugniger
Muus, 2002
Northern Atlantic and the Arctic 15
Bathypolypus rubrostictus
Kaneko & Kubodera, 2008
Northwest Pacific
Bathypolypus salebrosus
(Sasaki, 1920)
Northwest Pacific
Bathypolypus sponsalis
(Fischer & Fischer, 1892)
Globose octopus Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean 10
Bathypolypus valdiviae
(Thiele, 1915)
Valdivia bathyal octopus Southeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean 8
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