Close up of the eggs of a common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) in an advanced state of maturation; the eyes of the small octopuses can already be seen. <br />
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The mother takes care of the eggs, protecting and aerating them without stopping, not eating anymore after laying them, and dying immediately after hatching.


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Image ID: 0268358-VW-DSR

Octopus eggs

Close up of the eggs of a common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) in an advanced state of maturation; the eyes of the small octopuses can already be seen.

The mother takes care of the eggs, protecting and aerating them without stopping, not eating anymore after laying them, and dying immediately after hatching.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / VWPics / David Salvatori

Image dimensions: 3333x5000

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