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1 September 2014 Arm Abnormality in Octopus hubbsorum (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Octopodidae)
María del Carmen Alejo-Plata, Omar Valencia Méndez
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Abstract

Octopus hubbsorum Berry, 1953 occurs in a wide region of the oriental tropical Pacific. This is the principal target species in the octopus fisheries in Mexico. A female with abnormally bifurcated second arm was collected from an artisanal fishery in Puerto Angel, Oaxaca, Mexico.

María del Carmen Alejo-Plata and Omar Valencia Méndez "Arm Abnormality in Octopus hubbsorum (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Octopodidae)," American Malacological Bulletin 32(2), 217-219, (1 September 2014). https://doi.org/10.4003/006.032.0212
Received: 20 January 2014; Accepted: 1 March 2014; Published: 1 September 2014
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