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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

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.

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