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Octopuses In the US


Colossal Squid
Sep 16, 2005
Pittsburgh, PA
Ok, I think I found the motherlode... paper by Nesis from 2003 http://www.geo.fu-berlin.de/geol/fachrichtungen/pal/eigenproduktion/Band_03/19.pdf
Table 3 Closely related cephalopod species inhabiting seas along both sides of the Panama Isthmus but absent outside the Eastern
Pacific (including the Gulf of California) and Western Atlantic (including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean)

Eastern Pacific
Lolliguncula (L.) panamensis Berry, 1911
Pickfordiateuthis vossi Brakoniecki, 1996
Octopus oculifer Hoyle, 1904
O. bimaculatus Verrill, 1883
O. digueti Perrier & Rochebrune, 1894
O. chierchiae Jatta, 1889
O. alecto Berry, 1953
O. mimus Gould, 1852
Euaxoctopus panamensis Voss, 1971

Western Atlantic
L. (L.) brevis (Blainville, 1823)
P. pulchella Voss, 1953
O. hummelincki Adam, 1936 (=filosus Howell, 1867)
O. maya Voss & Solís, 1966
O. joubini Robson, 1929
O. zonatus Voss, 1968
O. briareus Robson, 1929
O. vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
E. pillsburyae Voss, 1975

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