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O Chierchiae Mating Beak To Beak 6 23 2017 RLC

When Rodaniche first described the behavior of the Larger Pacific Striped Octopus, one of the most unusual observations was that it mated "beak to beak". Here is a photo of its close relative, Octopus chierchiae, mating in a similar posture. Roy

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LPSO Female Approach Cantilever 5 25 2017 Med

extends one arm (always one of the first pair) to investigate.

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LPSO Female Resting Posture 5 25 2017 Med

This medium sized LPSO spends much of her time during the day setting in her shell resting on her elbows. (Yes, I know that octopuses don't have elbows but the posture reminds me of my kids setting at the dining room table bored to death.) But then she detects a movement in the gravel and...

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LPSO Female Portrait 5 17 2017

Portrait of an LPSO. She is well over a year old, is still growing and shows no signs of senescence.

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Taco the octo

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Baby pics

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Little ones room

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Little ones stats

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First outfit

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Octo attack

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