Fish Fact File

Common Octopus

Zone 1

The common octopus is typically found in tropical waters throughout the world, such as the Mediterranean Sea and East Atlantic. It is a cephalopod, meaning that the head is strictly connected to the arms. These arms have suckers to help the animal catch its pray.
Octopus are highly intelligent; they are able to learn and they show their ability to use tools such as a screwdriver.