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  1. cb0057.jpg File/Image

    cb0057.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A mature adult lab-cultured animal. The characteristic green iridescent coloration is apparent. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Bahamas, caribbean sea Creator:  John ...

  2. cb0058.jpg File/Image

    cb0058.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  The male covers the female during mating in this species. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Bahamas, caribbean sea Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  Octopus briareus (CephBas ...

  3. cb0059.jpg File/Image

    cb0059.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  The spermatophore hanging out of the mantle opening of female after mating. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Bahamas, caribbean sea Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic n ...

  4. cb0060.jpg File/Image

    cb0060.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  An anesthetized animal laid out for measurement. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Bahamas, caribbean sea Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus briareus (CephBase Classi ...

  5. cb0061.jpg File/Image

    cb0061.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile in culture. The mantle length is approximately 2 cm. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Florida keys Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus briareus (CephBase ...

  6. cb0062.jpg File/Image

    cb0062.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Large female brooding eggs laid in culture chamber. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Florida keys Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus briareus (CephBase ...

  7. cb0063.jpg File/Image

    cb0063.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile in shallow glass bowl being measured for mantle length (1.5 cm) Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Florida keys Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  Octopus briareus ...

  8. cb0064.jpg File/Image

    cb0064.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Comparative morphometric growth series of pre- and post-hatching juveniles up to 8 weeks of age. The first 2 animals on the left are pre-hatching embryos (36 and 50 days old respectively). ...

  9. cb0065.jpg File/Image

    cb0065.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Minor birth defect showing bifurcated arm tip. Both tips were fully functional. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Florida keys Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus b ...

  10. cb0066.jpg File/Image

    cb0066.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Minor birth defect resulting in 10-armed juvenile, all arms fully present and functional. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Florida keys Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  ...

  11. cb0067.jpg File/Image

    cb0067.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Brood of eggs approximately half-way through development. Note eggs are laid in clusters attached to a central strand. The undigested external yolk masses are clearly visible as white areas ...

  12. cb0068.jpg File/Image

    cb0068.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Exposed viscera of anesthetized female octopus showing large white ovary full of eggs. The paired brownish masses are the kidneys, the dark black mass on the left is one of the two branchia ...

  13. cb0069.jpg File/Image

    cb0069.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Embryo at approximately developmental stage 15 of Naef, 1928. Retinal pigmentation in the eyes is visible. Maturity: Embryo; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Florida keys Creator:  Roger Hanlon Ta ...

  14. cb0070.jpg File/Image

    cb0070.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Late stage embryo after second reversal in egg. Hatching will occur in less than 2 weeks. Deep integumental chromatophores evident above viscera in mantle cavity. Founder chromatophores are ...

  15. cb0071.jpg File/Image

    cb0071.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Hatchling just moments after hatching from egg. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Florida keys Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  Octopus briareus (CephBase Classification ...

  16. cb0072.jpg File/Image

    cb0072.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Animal foraging at night. Note extensive web extension between arms. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean sea Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus briar ...

  17. cb0073.jpg File/Image

    cb0073.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A startled octopus in deimatic body pattern with dark accentuated eyes. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Cayman islands Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus b ...

  18. cb0074.jpg File/Image

    cb0074.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Foraging octopus assumes cryptic body pattern to match surrounding area when illuminated by dive lights at night. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Cayman islands Creator: ...

  19. cb0075.jpg File/Image

    cb0075.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Foraging octopus performing parachute attack over a small rock with web extension to capture fishes or crustaceans. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean sea Creator ...

  20. cb0076.jpg File/Image

    cb0076.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs trawl collected in green beer bottle being brooded by female. Eggs attached individually, not in clusters. Multiple stages of development present. Maturity: Eggs; Lab or Wild: Lab; Ori ...

  21. cb0077.jpg File/Image

    cb0077.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of embryos. Note different stages of development present within this brood. Maturity: Eggs; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopu ...

  22. cb0078.jpg File/Image

    cb0078.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Range of developmental stages present in the brood, from fresh laid on left to nearly complete development on the right. Both embryonic reversals evident in this series. The first egg on le ...

  23. cb0079.jpg File/Image

    cb0079.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Freshly hatched hatchling, dorsal view. Note how short the arms are in this paralarval stage. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic ...

  24. cb0080.jpg File/Image

    cb0080.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Premature hatchling with uningested external yolk sac still attached at mouth. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus ...

  25. cb0081.jpg File/Image

    cb0081.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Wild-caught female found brooding eggs in green beer bottle. This image shows the brood. Reddish-brown body coloration and very smooth skin characteristic of this species. Maturity: Adult; ...

  26. cb0082.jpg File/Image

    cb0082.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile reared through planktonic phase to settlement. This animal is 2-3 weeks post-settlement. 8-9 mm mantle length. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Gulf of mexico Creator: ...

  27. cb0083.jpg File/Image

    cb0083.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Wild-caught adult showing characteristic body patterning and coloration. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus joubini ( ...

  28. cb0084.jpg File/Image

    cb0084.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Typical appearance of adults. This is the maximum expression of body patterning seen. Again note characteristic reddish brown coloration and virtual absence of skin texturing or skin papill ...

  29. cb0085.jpg File/Image

    cb0085.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  This is an excellent close-up image of the suckers of an octopus. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab Creator:  James Wood Taxonomic name:  Octopus bimaculat ...

  30. cb0086.jpg File/Image

    cb0086.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Appearance of first-settlement paralarval planktonic juvenile. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus joubini (CephBas ...

  31. cb0087.jpg File/Image

    cb0087.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Four late stage embryos. Note the pair on the left have not performed the second reversal in the egg as the pair on the right that are just a bit further along in development. This is appar ...

  32. cb0088.jpg File/Image

    cb0088.jpg 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 P ...

  33. cb0089.jpg File/Image

    cb0089.jpg 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 P ...

  34. cb0090.jpg File/Image

    cb0090.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Animal investigating walls of culture chamber with long arms. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philip ...

  35. cb0091.jpg File/Image

    cb0091.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of head and eyes. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aquarium shop in San Fr ...

  36. cb0092.jpg File/Image

    cb0092.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Animal foraging across bottom of culture tank. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aqu ...

  37. cb0093.jpg File/Image

    cb0093.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Senescent condition with bloated mantle just prior to death. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philipp ...

  38. cb0094.jpg File/Image

    cb0094.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Subdued banding and nearly transparent mantle in senescent female. White area in distal end of mantle show extent of ovary distended with eggs. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octop ...

  39. cb0095.jpg File/Image

    cb0095.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Details of banding pattern on arms and mantle clearly visible. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Phili ...

  40. cb0096.jpg File/Image

    cb0096.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Subdued banding in senescent female. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aquarium shop ...

  41. cb0097.jpg File/Image

    cb0097.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Typical banded appearance of this species. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aquariu ...

  42. cb0098.jpg File/Image

    cb0098.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Dorsal view of top of head and mantle. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aquarium sh ...

  43. cb0099.jpg File/Image

    cb0099.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Distension of the distal half of mantle due to the swollen ovary is clearly evident in this side view. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. T ...

  44. cb0100.jpg File/Image

    cb0100.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Very slight chromatophore darkening over the typically white bands on body and arms. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was i ...

  45. cb0101.jpg File/Image

    cb0101.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aquarium shop in San Francisco then donated to the ...

  46. cb0102.jpg File/Image

    cb0102.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Frontal view of head and eyes. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aquarium shop in Sa ...

  47. cb0103.jpg File/Image

    cb0103.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult swimming away from camera. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aquarium shop in ...

  48. cb0104.jpg File/Image

    cb0104.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Dorsal view of top of head and mantle. This is the undescribed octopus (Family Octopodidae) known as 'Wonderpus'. This specimen was imported from the Philippines to an aquarium sh ...

  49. cb0105.jpg File/Image

    cb0105.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  General cryptic mottle. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: N. gulf of california Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus digueti (CephBase Classification) ...

  50. cb0106.jpg File/Image

    cb0106.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Three animals together in culture. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: N. gulf of california Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus digueti (CephBase Classification) ...

  51. cb0107.jpg File/Image

    cb0107.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Several animals in group culture. PVC pipe fittings serve as dens for individual octopuses. Maturity: Juvenile; Sex: Male; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: N. gulf of california Creator:  John For ...

  52. cb0108.jpg File/Image

    cb0108.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Young hatchling less than two weeks old. Note tiny mysid shrimp just to the right of the octopus. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: N. gulf of california Creator:  John Forsythe ...

  53. cb0109.jpg File/Image

    cb0109.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small ceramic tubes used for dens for hatchling octopuses. Outside diameter of smaller tubes approximately 1 cm. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: N. gulf of california Creator: ...

  54. cb0110.jpg File/Image

    cb0110.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Large juvenile octopuses living in 1 inch PVC pipe fittings. The numerous grass shrimp (Palaemonetes spp.) are food. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: N. gulf of california Crea ...

  55. cb0111.jpg File/Image

    cb0111.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Young juvenile (approximately 1 cm mantle length) with arms full of shrimps. Note nice cryptic patterning and hints of eye papillae. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: N. gulf of ...

  56. cb0112.jpg File/Image

    cb0112.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Large juvenile octopuses living in 1 inch PVC pipe fittings. The numerous grass shrimp (Palaemonetes spp.) are food. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: N. gulf of california Crea ...

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