The Quiz: How long do octopuses live?
A A few years
B 10 to 20 years
C Up to 50 years
Octopuses grow quickly, mature early, and die young. Some live less than a year and most only one to two years. The giant Pacific octopus is one of the longest-lived octopus species, with a life span of three to five years.
The correct answer to this quiz is A few years.