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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

The "Macrotritopus" juvenile stage of O. defilippi. This life stage is noted for its extraordinarily long 3rd pair of arms, the arms extending off the bottom and right side of this image. This animal has a mantle length of 1cm. The chromatophores visible on the dorsal mantle are deep laying integumental chromatophores that are just above the viscera in the mantle cavity. Same animal is pictured in images 1062, 1063, and 1064.

Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: W. gulf of mexico

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