Common octopus

Common octopus




Scientific name Octopus vulgaris
Family Octopodidae
FAO code OCC

General characteristics of the species

Cephalopod mollusk. Large and rugged mantle. Eight tentacles (arms), with two rows of suction cups, each. The color is very variable, orange, brown, yellowish with spots that can change, due to the mimicry capacity of this species. It can reach a total length of up to about 1.6 m.


Other information
Main fishing gear Manual picking.
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes. Cool, on ice.