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

Young adult Octopus briareus trying to capture a live crab in its arms and web. The octopus is in the midst of a parachute attack using the web to entrap the crab. Note the light coloration of the arms and web and very dark coloration of the head and mantle.

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