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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Distension of the distal half of mantle due to the swollen ovary is clearly evident in this side view. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aquarium shop in San Francisco then donated to the NRCC for observation.

Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Philippines

Creator: 
John Forsythe
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith