Image ID:29463
Common Name:Midget Octopus
Scientific Name:Octopus huttoni
Description:The midget octopus, Octopus huttoni, is common on the shelf and upper continental slope around New Zealand. It has a very painful bite and has a reputation for being quite aggressive for its size.
Location:Otago shelf, 100 metres deep
Keywords:Midget octopus, Octopus huttoni, New Zealand, eye, Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Coleoidea, Octopoda, Octopodidae, camouflage, tentacle