Movie 1

Harvesting of egg strings from one O. insularis female. While one person lifts the shelter, another person holds and cuts the required egg strings using scissors and then places the string in a petri dish prefilled with FSW. This must be done swiftly to avoid stressing out the octopus female.

Octopus insularis as a new marine model for evolutionary developmental biology

Ernesto Maldonado, Emma Rangel-Huerta, Roberto González-Gómez, Gabriel Fajardo-Alvarado, and Piedad S. Morillo-Velarde

Biology Open 2019. 8:None-None; doi: 10.1242/bio.046086