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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

'Wonderpus' in typical fixed body pattern. Note how distended the distal mantle is due to ovary full of eggs. This undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) was imported from the Philippines to an aquarium shop in San Francisco then donated to the NRCC for observation.

Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Philippines

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