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Table 4 Laboratory data on spawning pattern

From: Reproductive traits of the small Patagonian octopus Octopus tehuelchus

No. TW (g) OW (g) DW (g) Eggs_ini Eggs_final Development
1 42.8 4.2 3.8 27 36 Recent
2 57.2 0.75 2.17 97 4 Recent
3 46.1 0.91 1.62 106 16 Recent
4 41.4 0.4 1.33 75 0 Medium
5 28 0.93 0.61 16 0 Medium
6 32.4 0.34 1.22 84 0 Medium-advanced
7 45.4 1.03 1.29 95 0 Medium-advanced
8 28.6 0.66 0.72 13 0 Advanced
9 62 3.08 2.72 53 53 Recent
10 33.6 2.3 2.48 47 47 Recent
11 46.3 0.31 1.62 69 69 Medium-advanced
12 46.8 0.51 1.87 74 74 Medium-advanced
13 50.9 0.74 1.97 116 116 Medium-advanced
14 34.7 0.72 0.82 17 17 Advanced
15 42.7 0.46 1.1 65 65 Advanced
16 27.8 0.36 0.62 24 16 (8) Hatched
  1. TW total weight (g), OW ovary weight (g), DW digestive gland weight (g), Eggs_ini number of eggs in the shelter at the beginning of the experiment, Eggs_final number of eggs in the shelter at the end of the experiment. Octopuses 9–16 are controls. Hatched juveniles in brackets