Is a Nine-Tentacled Octopus a Nonopus?

Last fall, a seafood shop owner in Marugame, Japan spotted this rare Octopus with nine tentacles. While he apparently boiled and sold the oddity to a "lucky customer", I think he may have generated more marketing appeal if he had tried to pit it against the Henry the Hexapus or had it try out for Gimme Gimme Octopus.

Appropriately, via Pink Tentacle

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Perhaps something to do with 'non' being the prefix for nine and 'octo' being the prefix for eight, although I could just be rambling here.
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