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Posted by Merry on October 09, 2011 at 17:04:42:

In Reply to: Octomom Merry Strikes Again. Three Nests On One Rock! posted by Max Bottomtime on October 09, 2011 at 16:20:40:

East Pacific Red Octopus

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Unlike other eggs we've found, these egg clusters contain embryos at different stages of development.

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This octopus is guarding an empty nest. Most of the embryos have hatched and all that remains are eggs that were either unfertilized or perhaps failed to develop.

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