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Licence: 
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Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Young adult Octopus briareus in a uniform dark body pattern showing white sucker marks from aggressive interactions with other octopuses. Wounds such as these are often seen on females and are caused by the suckers of males during mating.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea

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