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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

A sexually mature female O. defilippi being measured for mantle length. This same animal is shown at about half this mantle length and still immature in image 1079. This animals has a dorsal mantle length of about 8.5cm. Large whitish mass visible through the skin in the bottom half of the mantle cavity is the ovary.

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