The octopus , scientific name Octopus vulgaris, belongs to the family OCTOPODIDAE.
Its body consists of a coat formed by a thick fold of tissues enabling to protect its shell. It has eight tentacles around the bouch, with 2 rows of suction cups which are used to taste and to feel.
There are several classes of octopus:
TAKO 1 8 healthy and hard arms; good quality
TAKO 2 absence of 1 or 2 arms (cut or damaged); good quality
TAKO ROTO is lacking 3 arms or more damaged
TAKO ROTO MALO damaged skin, presence of the bubbles of water on the skin