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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

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. It was a mature female full of eggs. The eggs were never laid. Animal is attempting to crawl out of its culture chamber when lid was removed for daily cleaning and feeding.

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