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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Female Octopus burryi brooding eggs that are held in her arms behind her. The eggs are barely visible in the background just below the bottom edge of her mantle. Animal is in a dark general mottle pattern. Compare this to the next image of the same animal moments later in an all light pattern.

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