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Licence: 
All rights reserved.
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

This female O. vulgaris is pulling apart the two halves of a bivalve shell (the bulge under her web). She holds onto the shell with her suckers and uses the strength of the arm muscles.

Maturity: Juvenile; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Mediterranean sea, italy, naples

Creator: 
Ruth Byrne
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith