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Larger & lesser pacific stripped octopus

Lov80

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Is there anybody here/do you know anybody that sells/can obtain eighter the larger pacific striped octopus or the lesser pacific striped octopus?
Any vendors, pet-shops etc?
 

tonmo

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These are a little-known and still exotic species; not likely knowingly or responsibly made available for sale. Some aquariums (and staff members -- professionals!) have had some success in studying them in captivity, but I don't think they'd be supported for the general hobbyist trade.
 

tonmo

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They have been observed off the coast of Nicaragua -- lots of good info here:
 
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