Latin name: Octopus membranaceus, Octopus dollfusi and Octopus vulgaris
Octopus is a Cephalopod  of the order Octopoda inhabitting in many deversise regions of the ocean, especially coral reefs.
In Vietnam’s territorial water there are around 17 species of octopus, which mostly live in the central and the south of Vietnam.
Season: there are two main seasons as belows:
- Northern season in January, February, March and April
- Southern season from June to September
Catching method: there is no specific fishing gear for octopus. They are caught mainly by marine fishes fishing gears, especially trawlers