Lack of catch assessment information of Octopus vulgaris (Cuvier, 1797) has been a major concern in its Management particularly in Kenya. Currently, the common octopus has been listed within the ?Endangered Status? IUCN 2010 RED List of Threatened Species. The study aimed to assessing the species catch parameters which included wet body weight and total length, and different gears used in the study site.
Data was collected for six days on a monthly basis for the months of February, March, April, May and June. Historical data collected by BMU staff was also used for the statistical analysis. Wet body weight of most individuals was between 0.1 and 2 kg, with very few individuals weighing above 3kg. Majority of individuals? total length was between 60 and 70 cm. Monthly average catch weight was