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  1. cb0393.jpg File/Image

    cb0393.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Octopus burryi on seagrass bed in a general mottle body pattern. Several eye and mantle skin papillae are visible. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean sea, u.s. ...

  2. cb0394.jpg File/Image

    cb0394.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Octopus burryi on sand bottom with arms splayed out in a defensive posture. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin islands, st. croix Creator:  Ro ...

  3. cb0395.jpg File/Image

    cb0395.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Octopus burryi beginning to bury into the sand bottom. Note the excellent cryptic patterning of the animal in this image. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean se ...

  4. cb0396.jpg File/Image

    cb0396.jpg 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 ...

  5. cb0397.jpg File/Image

    cb0397.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Same juvenile Octopus burryi in this image swimming in a uniform dark pattern. Note that arm stripes are not visible in this body pattern. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Cari ...

  6. cb0398.jpg File/Image

    cb0398.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile Octopus burryi moments after capturing a small crab. Fine details of body pattern are visible in this image. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgi ...

  7. cb0399.jpg File/Image

    cb0399.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile Octopus burryi eating a captured small crab. Fine details of body pattern are visible in this image. Dark eye bar is very obvious in this view. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab ...

  8. cb0400.jpg File/Image

    cb0400.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Oral view of juvenile Octopus burryi eating a captured small crab. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin islands, st. croix Creator:  John Forsythe Taxono ...

  9. cb0401.jpg File/Image

    cb0401.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Oral view of juvenile Octopus burryi. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin islands, st. croix Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus burryi (Ce ...

  10. cb0402.jpg File/Image

    cb0402.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Octopus burryi on an aquarium wall, watching photographer. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin islands, st. croix Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name ...

  11. cb0403.jpg File/Image

    cb0403.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile Octopus burryi sitting in a shell in a very uniform dark body pattern. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin islands, st. croix Creator:  John Fo ...

  12. cb0404.jpg File/Image

    cb0404.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Large juvenile Octopus burryi in dark coloration. Funnel is visible just below the eye. Small hermit crab at bottom right was provided for food. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin ...

  13. cb0405.jpg File/Image

    cb0405.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Large juvenile Octopus burryi in a light general mottle. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin islands, st. croix Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  ...

  14. cb0406.jpg File/Image

    cb0406.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Large juvenile Octopus burryi in a uniform light coloration. Funnel is visible just below the eye. The body patterning in this species is composed of numerous small circular units clearly v ...

  15. cb0407.jpg File/Image

    cb0407.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Large juvenile Octopus burryi in dark coloration. Funnel is visible just below the eye. Octopus is eating a crab in this shot. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u ...

  16. cb0408.jpg File/Image

    cb0408.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  This drawing illustrates the details of chromatophore color and location on a fresh Octopus burryi hatchling on both the dorsal (left) and ventral (right) surfaces. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab ...

  17. cb0409.jpg File/Image

    cb0409.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A close-up of the skin of Octopus burryi showing fine detail of body patterning. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin islands, st. croix Creator:  Roger ...

  18. cb0410.jpg File/Image

    cb0410.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile Octopus burryi eating a captured small crab. Dark eye bar is very obvious in this view. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin islands, st. croix ...

  19. cb0411.jpg File/Image

    cb0411.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  View of dorsal mantle of small adult Octopus burryi recovering from anesthesia after being weighed and measured. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin island ...

  20. cb0412.jpg File/Image

    cb0412.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of the eye of Octopus burryi showing pupil, lens and surrounding eye bar pattern passing through the eye. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Caribbean sea, u.s. virgin isla ...

  21. cb0413.jpg File/Image

    cb0413.jpg 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 at the bottom left quadrant behind her arm. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Fem ...

  22. cb0414.jpg File/Image

    cb0414.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult Octopus burryi peeking out of tube den. The funnel is prominent next to the animal's eye. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Tax ...

  23. cb0415.jpg File/Image

    cb0415.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult Octopus burryi about to crawl out of an opening in its tube den. Note the dark arm stripe on the arm that is out. The large funnel almost obscures the eye. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wil ...

  24. cb0416.jpg File/Image

    cb0416.jpg 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. This shot does give a good view of the oral surface including the bu ...

  25. cb0417.jpg File/Image

    cb0417.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of the head of a female Octopus burryi brooding eggs in the laboratory. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic ...

  26. cb0418.jpg File/Image

    cb0418.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A close-up of the skin of Octopus burryi showing fine detail of body patterning. Individual chromatophores can be seen at this magnification. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw g ...

  27. cb0419.jpg File/Image

    cb0419.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult Octopus burryi attacking a crab, visible at the right. The dark arm stripes characteristic of this species can be seen at the front edge of most of the arms in this image. Maturity: A ...

  28. cb0420.jpg File/Image

    cb0420.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult Octopus burryi crawling out of an opening in its tube den. Note the dark arm stripe on the arm that is out. The animal is in a uniform light body coloration essentially devoid of any ...

  29. cb0421.jpg File/Image

    cb0421.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult Octopus burryi about to crawl out of an opening in its tube den. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus burryi ( ...

  30. cb0422.jpg File/Image

    cb0422.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of the head and eye of a female Octopus burryi brooding eggs in the laboratory. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Ta ...

  31. cb0423.jpg File/Image

    cb0423.jpg 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: Ad ...

  32. cb0424.jpg File/Image

    cb0424.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up showing eggs being held in arms and web of a female Octopus burryi. The eggs are tiny and white, visible behind the arms and suckers in the foreground. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female ...

  33. cb0425.jpg File/Image

    cb0425.jpg 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 ...

  34. cb0426.jpg File/Image

    cb0426.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Female Octopus burryi brooding eggs that are held in her arms behind her. The eggs are not visible in shot. Animal is in a uniform light body pattern. Compare this to the previous image of ...

  35. cb0427.jpg File/Image

    cb0427.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Recently hatched Octopus burryi. Note how short the arms are at hatching. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Octopus b ...

  36. cb0428.jpg File/Image

    cb0428.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Recently hatched Octopus burryi. Note how short the arms are at hatching. Each hatchling has chromatophores in different states of expansion. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: ...

  37. cb0429.jpg File/Image

    cb0429.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Octopus burryi embryos still in the egg. The leftmost embryo has completed the second reversal of orientation in the egg while the other three have not yet flipped around. All four embryos ...

  38. cb0430.jpg File/Image

    cb0430.jpg 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. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of m ...

  39. cb0431.jpg File/Image

    cb0431.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of the head and eye of a female Octopus burryi brooding eggs in the laboratory showing details of skin texture and patterning. This species has a skin texture known as rugose meani ...

  40. cb0432.jpg File/Image

    cb0432.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Octopus burryi eggs. Note that the strand of earlier-stage eggs at the bottom left have embryos with red eyes. Compare this to the two later-stage strands above with black retinas and more ...

  41. cb0433.jpg File/Image

    cb0433.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Unknown paralarval animal collected in a deep plankton tow in the Gulf of Mexico. Probably an argonautoid. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Gulf of mexico ...

  42. cb0434.jpg File/Image

    cb0434.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Loligo forbesii embryos at a relatively late stage of development (about stage 25). Maturity: Embryo; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Won Tack Yang ...

  43. cb0435.jpg File/Image

    cb0435.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Loligo forbesii egg strand with some embryos visible. Maturity: Eggs; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Won Tack Yang Taxonomic name:  Loligo forbesii ...

  44. cb0436.jpg File/Image

    cb0436.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Loligo forbesii premature hatchlings with external yolk sac. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Won Tack Yang Taxonomic name:  Lol ...

  45. cb0437.jpg File/Image

    cb0437.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Loligo forbesii premature hatchlings with external yolk sac. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Won Tack Yang Taxonomic name:  Lol ...

  46. cb0438.jpg File/Image

    cb0438.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Egg strands of L. forbesii just received in shipment from Roscoff, France. Maturity: Eggs; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Won Tack Yang Taxonomic n ...

  47. cb0439.jpg File/Image

    cb0439.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Egg strands of L. forbesii just received in shipment from Roscoff, France. They have been hung from a bar to suspend them in the gently moving water column. Maturity: E ...

  48. cb0440.jpg File/Image

    cb0440.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Very early stage 8 (Naef, 1928) embryos of L. forbesii. Naef stages are based on L. vulgaris, a very similar species. Maturity: Embryo; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscof ...

  49. cb0441.jpg File/Image

    cb0441.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Approximate stage 9 (Naef, 1928) embryos of L. forbesii. Maturity: Embryo; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Won Tack Yang Taxonomic name:  Loligo for ...

  50. cb0442.jpg File/Image

    cb0442.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Approximate stage 2-3 (Naef, 1928) embryos of L. forbesii. Maturity: Embryo; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Won Tack Yang Taxonomic name:  Loligo f ...

  51. cb0443.jpg File/Image

    cb0443.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Approximate stage 12 (Naef, 1928) embryo of L. forbesii. Embryo was removed from egg capsule for photo. Maturity: Embryo; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Crea ...

  52. cb0444.jpg File/Image

    cb0444.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Approximate stage 12 (Naef, 1928) embryo of L. forbesii. Embryo was removed from egg capsule for photo. Maturity: Embryo; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Crea ...

  53. cb0445.jpg File/Image

    cb0445.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Approximate stage 12 (Naef, 1928) embryos of L. forbesii. Maturity: Embryo; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Won Tack Yang Taxonomic name:  Loligo fo ...

  54. cb0446.jpg File/Image

    cb0446.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Approximate stage 18 (Naef, 1928) embryo of L. forbesii. Embryo was removed from egg capsule for photo. This animal was just a day or so from normal hatching. Note the ...

  55. cb0447.jpg File/Image

    cb0447.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Approximate stage 18 (Naef, 1928) embryo of L. forbesii. Embryo was removed from egg capsule for photo. This animal was just a day or so from normal hatching. A small r ...

  56. cb0448.jpg File/Image

    cb0448.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Approximate stage 16 (Naef, 1928) embryo of L. forbesii. Embryo was removed from egg capsule for photo. This animal was just a day or so from normal hatching. The exter ...

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