Size: to 160 cm
General: Large, skin with wrinkles fold and papillae, two sucker rows.
Published depth range: 1 - 1500 m
Habitat description: Benthic.
Consulting taxonomist: Janet Voight, Associate Curator, Invertebrates, The Field Museum.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Kubodera, T. (1991). Distribution and abundance of the early life stages of octopus, Octopus dofleini Wuelker, 1910 in the North Pacific. Bulletin of Marine Science, 49: 235-243.
Vincent, T.L.S., D. Scheel and K.R. Hough (1998). Some aspects of diet and foraging behavior of Octopus dofleini (Wuelker, 1910) in its northernmost range. Marine Ecology, 19: 13-29.
Hartwick, B. (1984). Ecological studies of Octopus dofleini (Wueller) on the west coast of British Columbia. Journal of Shellfish Research, 4: 91.
Citation: Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Enteroctopus%20dofleini. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-06-30.