The musky octopus is a mollusc species very similar to octopus, which grows mainly in the Mediterranean sea. Scientific description: Eledone Moschata (Musky octopus) The musky octopus lives in the Adriatic since it favours muddy sea floors as its natural habitat. In fact, it is caught by trawling, which is done by probing the sea floor with fishing nets. The nutritional values of musky octopus are remarkable. For this reason, it is a dish that many people should have frequently.