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Licence: 
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Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

A small Octopus burryi juvenile attracted to an underwater night-light. This animal has actually crawled onto a 1000 watt bulb. The mantle length of this animal is about 1 cm. Juveniles this size still commonly swim in the water column at night though they are transitioning to a fully benthic lifestyle.

Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin islands, st. croix

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