Although these creatures aren't commonly encountered in their natural habitat due to the depths at which they live, many can be found in various aquariums around the world. Despite their availability to the public and researchers for observation and study, little is known about the population density of these aquatic creatures. While the Giant Pacific Octopus is not considered endangered, researchers believe that the effects of pollution have a strong negative impact on both these octopuses and the environments in which they live.
- Recommended Age: 3+
- Size in cm: 5 L x 19 W x 5 H
- Size in inches: 1.97 L x 7.48 W x 1.97 H
- UPC: 095866267209
These large octopi weigh about 100 pounds and lay eggs in underwater caves and crevices called dens. Each octopus has eight arms, and females have 280 suckers on each one.