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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Juvenile wild-caught Octopus burryi in a laboratory aquarium. Note the bold dark stripes on the two arms to the left. These arm stripes are diagnostic for this species. This animal has just caught a small shrimp.

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

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