E-Fauna Photo Gallery

Enteroctopus dofleini  (North Pacific Giant Octopus)

Photo of Enteroctopus dofleini by James Cosgrove
© James Cosgrove (Photo ID #12788)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Royal B.C. Museum (Victoria) Photographer James Cosgrove
Habitat marine
Photo Date Upload Date January 18, 2011
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 12788
Notes A maturing string of eggs laid by a female giant Pacific octopus. Eggs have eye spots and the yolk can be seen in the large end of the eggs. Still several months from hatching at this stage.

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