Starry night octopus

Octopus luteus

The Starry Night Octopus - Octopus luteus is a nocturnal octopus and usually only seen at night time when they come out to hunt. Unlike most other species of Octopus, they don't change colour too much, mostly reddish brown with white spots.
Also referred to as Callistoctopus luteus
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Naming

Sasaki 1929

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionMollusca
ClassCephalopoda
OrderOctopoda
FamilyOctopodidae
GenusOctopus
SpeciesOctopus luteus