Giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)
Source Report on the Cephalopoda collected by H. M. S. Challenger during the years 1873-76, William Evans Hoyle, 1855-1926
Author A Pollock
The Giant Pacific octopus or North Pacific giant octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) is a large marine cephalopod belonging to the genus Enteroctopus. Its spatial distribution includes the coastal North Pacific, along California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Alaska, Russia, northern Japan, and Korea.