Virginia aquarium captures video of octopus being born

phys.org | 2/9/2018 | Staff
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A remarkable video showing the birth of an octopus at the Virginia Aquarium has been viewed more than 1 million times on social media.

The clip shows a baby Caribbean reef octopus wriggling out of a flowerlike section of eggs. Almost immediately, the colorless creature's cells fire pigment, giving it a brownish hue. It waves its tiny arms and shoots off into the water.

Aquarium - Spokesman - Matthew - Klepeisz

Aquarium spokesman Matthew Klepeisz says...
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