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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Female Octopus burryi brooding eggs that are held in her arms and web behind her. The eggs are not visible in this shot. Leftmost arm shows the arm stripe pattern very clearly.

Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico

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