• TONMOCON VII Announced | MBL at Woods Hole | Apr 6-8, 2018
  • Thanks for visiting! TONMO is the world's greatest online cephalopod enthusiast community, with interactive content going back to May of 2000, and a biennial conference. If you'd like to join in on the fun, become a TONMO member -- it's easy and free. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more cephy goodness.


Ligula

Neogonodactylus

Haliphron Atlanticus
Staff member
Moderator
Joined
Mar 17, 2003
Messages
662
#1
Male octopus usually keep their hectocotylus tucked in tight away from possible damage. For this reason it is difficult to photograph the hectocotylus tip which bares the ligula. I got a chance to photograph this male's ligula this morning.

Roy
 

Attachments

Members online