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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

A wild-caught O. bimaculoides that has been preserved to examine its skin for the presence of ectoparasitic protozoans. The white band visible on the mantle may indicate previous skin infections that had healed leaving the scar. Three lower arms are missing from presumed predation attack.

Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: E. pacific, california

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