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Wunderpus photogenicus


This was the first time for me to encounter a female Wonderpus brooding eggs. Looks fresh and plenty of them. Like most species of Octopus, the female only lays one batch of egg in her life span, brooding them during the incubation period and will not eat anymore. She will eventually dies when the eggs are ready to hatch. From the tiny size of the eggs and huge clutch she is brooding, its probably thousands of eggs or even tens of thousands of eggs.


Wonderpus are more likely to be found in sandy areas where they are able to dig into the sands to hide.


Check out this Spotting on how a juvenile looks like :

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Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on May 18, 2019
Submitted on Jul 8, 2019

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