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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Mature female O. defilippi in corner of aquarium. Note how distended the end of the mantle is due to the rapid development of the ovary. The ovary gives the end of the mantle a whitish coloration through the skin. Compare the appearance of the mantle to this same animal in image 1079.

Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin is.

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