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

This Octopus macropus is suffering from autophagy syndrome. It is feeding on part of its own arm. Autophagy is said to be an infection or might also be a symptom of senenscence.

Maturity: Adult; Sex: Male; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Mediterranean sea, italy, naples

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