Documentation of the mimic octopus Thaumoctopus mimicus in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Darren J. Coker*

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Abstract

A mimic octopus Thaumoctopus mimicus is documented for the first time in Australian waters off Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia during a low tide on 4 June 2012. One adult was found and this suggests that their geographical distribution is larger than currently documented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere14
JournalMarine Biodiversity Records
Volume6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2013

Keywords

  • Australia
  • mimic octopus
  • Thaumoctopus mimicus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oceanography
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Aquatic Science

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