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Nancy

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You can't easily tell them apart. It's too difficult, they're too much alike and won't hold still. So, do what we all do, just choose a name and choose a sex. You can have a look at what people have named their octopuses in the List of Our Octopuses thread at the top of Journals and Photos.

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DWhatley

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Bob,
I had to look that one up too and found this on Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gender

"Although gender is often used interchangably with sex, today many do not think that sex and gender are the same thing. "

So much for connotation and denotation.

My octo is named Trapper after the occupation of the person who caught it. She is at the end of her brooding cycle (and life unfortunately) but we did not change her name when the discovery of her actual SEX was established :razz:
 

G*S KING

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so wait are they like anything they want to be like frogs how they can change there sex so they can reproduce A-sexually?
 

DWhatley

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Here we go with that membership thing, again, but at least the first page has quite a bit of content.

G*S the article cuttlegirl mentions is only the first page of a study but gives the answers to your question in decent detail.
 

Bob the kracken

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G*S KING;91206 said:
i wish i new what mine was i named him a boy name but when he goes id like to have his off spring you know
there were a lot of run on sentances in that post.

sorry about the correction. My mom's an English teacher, and i think it's hereditary:sad:
 

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