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Individually Unique Body Color Patterns in Octopus (Wunderpus photogenicus) Allow for Photoidentification

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Configuration of white markings on the dorsal mantle of five individual Wunderpus photogenicus.

Outlines indicate which photographs were taken of the same individual. Underneath each photograph is the corresponding outline of mantle markings: central white spots in black, side markings in grey, posterior mantle spot grey with faded center. [photographs by: A–D. Richard Ross (animals A–B and C–D each from the home aquarium trade); E. Takako Uno (North Sulawesi, Indonesia); F.–G. CLH (North Sulawesi, Indonesia); H–I. Roy Caldwell (North Sulawesi, Indonesia).]

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