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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Adult octopus swimming over shallow reef area. Note that this animal is missing several arms, only two appear to be full length. This is an extreme example of predator-caused injury. Large moray eels are commonly to blame for such injuries.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Manihi atoll, french polynesia

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