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

Octopus briareus in midst of a classic parachute attack used to capture crabs and fishes. This shot was taken moments before web extension between the arms is made. Crab is visible behind the octopus' arms at the base of the wall.

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