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

This image shows two O. vulgaris mating. The male (sitting on the left) is extending his hectocotylized arm towards the female to deliver the spermatophores into her mantle cavity.

Maturity: Adult; Sex: Male, female; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean sea, netherlands antilles, bonaire

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