Molecular/Barcoding Data

This page is an in-development cooperative work with SCOR WG157 (MetaZooGene,   The "MZG" plots and information tables below summarize known observations of this taxa (Callistoctopus) and locations associated with GenBank barcodes for this taxa or taxa group (red stars).   Additional information on this taxa is available at

Map Views:   [   World   |   NATL   |   Mediterranean   |   SATL   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   ]

In the map above, light blue circles indicate where this taxa has been observed in COPEPOD or OBIS.
Red stars indicate locations where genus-level or species-level barcoding samples exist in GenBank or BOLD.

The table below shows the values plotted in the bargraph above.   Ocean columns indicate taxa has been observed in that ocean.

Sibling-taxa of this
# of Species
Observed in
# of Species
barcoded in
# of these
with GeoLocation
Callistoctopus alpheus100
Callistoctopus aspilosomatis110
Callistoctopus dierythraeus100
Callistoctopus furvus111
Callistoctopus graptus100
Callistoctopus kermadecensis100
Callistoctopus luteus111
Callistoctopus macropus110
Callistoctopus nocturnus100
Callistoctopus ornatus110
Callistoctopus rapanui100
Callistoctopus taprobanensis100

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-06