The octopus of benthic habitat, live along the rocky, sandy and vasosos funds, between the beach and the limit of the continental shelf, although it is more common in the first 50m.
It feeds on crustaceans, bivalves and fish, and may also be cannibalism.
Scientific Name: Octopus vulgaris
Capture Zone: Continent, where there are communities dedicated to the octopus artisanal fishing: Viana do castelo, Peniche, Cascais, Santa Luzia e Fuzeta.
Fonte: LPN, Liga para a proteção da natureza.