Eggs of O. defilippi. As this was the first time that egg-laying had ever been observed in this species, it was discovered that O. defilippi carries its eggs rather than attaching them to the surrounding substrates as is typical of most octopuses. (See Hanlon R.T., Forsythe J.W. and S. von Boletzky,1985)
Maturity: Eggs; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin is.