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Telescope Octopus
AmphitretusMBARI
Information
Range Indian and Pacific Oceans
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Amphitretidae
Genus Amphitretus
Species A. pelagicus

The Telescope octopus, (Amphitretus pelagicus), is a species of pelagic octopus found in tropical regions of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is transparent, almost colorless, and has 8 arms. It is the only octopus to have tubular eyes; hence its common name.

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