Enteroctopus dofleini(GPO, Giant Pacific Octopus) Wülker, 1910

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    Chapter 19 (BSAI) Octopus Complex 2007Alaska Fisheries Science Center
    November 2007

    Study findings on regulating octopus catch in Alaskan waters (Bering Sea). Long and somewhat repetitive but interesting report on trying to determine if and how to regulate Alaskan octopuses. Much of the data came from observers like Greg

    Abstracts from the Giant Pacific Octopus Symposium And Workshop, Seattle Aquarium March 2012
     
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    HOLD IT! There was a GPO workshop in Seattle? Why was I not informed/ asked to be the guest of honour? Surely my name gives me some sort of entitlement. :roll: Hmmm, perhaps it's because I was the 87th in line.... I'll have to do something about that.

    Very cool find, D. I'll have to keep my eyes open to see if this becomes an annual thing!
     
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    The post is dated 8/17 but it does not say when the workshop took place. Still worth investigating though as it might give you a an official reason to go home for a visit :grin:
     
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    A COMPLEX PATTERN OF POPULATION STRUCTURE IN THE NORTH PACIFIC GIANT OCTOPUS ENTEROCTOPUS DOFLEINI Patrick D. Barry,Sherry L. Tamone, David A. Tallmon

     
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    Not scientific but the video is the best I have seen to demonstrate how octopuses can fit through very small spaces.
    [video]http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=68e_1364664200[/video]
     
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    WIDEOs - GPO's mating at Seattle aquarium

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    Multiple Paternity and Preliminary Population Genetics of Giant Pacific Octopuses, Enteroctopus dofleini, in Oregon, Washington and the Southeast Coast of Vancouver Island, BC Shawn Larson , Catherine Ramsay, James A. Cosgrove 2015 (pdf)

     
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    RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF MORTALITY IN GIANT PACIFIC OCTOPUS (ENTEROCTOPUS DOFLEINI)
    Kathryn E. Seeley , D.V.M., Leigh A. Clayton , D.V.M., Dipl. A.B.V.P. (Avian, Reptile/Amphibian), Catherine A. Hadfield , M.A., VetM.B., Dipl. E.C.Z.M., Dipl. A.C.Z.M., Dillon Muth , D.V.M., Joseph L. Mankowski , D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., andKathleen M. Kelly , D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P. 2016 (subscription - Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine)

     
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    Senescence was an important contributor to mortality?!? Also gotta love the small sample size and huge variation in average age...
     
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    I think they included that to mean some died naturally.
     

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