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Table 1 Reproductive traits of G. macrotyla females

From: On gonadic maturation and reproductive strategy in deep-sea benthic octopus Graneledone macrotyla

Sp. No. ML (mm) TW (g) Mat Type of oocytes and eggs OGD (mm) POLI DOLI
S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 Total
MDMG552011 78.0 318 Sm 230 2     232 12.1 6.4 61.0
MDMG68C2011 80.0 666 Sm 258 9     267 9.2 7.5 69.3
MDMG472011 107.0 760 M 3 103 3 109 19.0 8.7 50.0
MDMG68A2011 98.2 1,064 M 4 95 1 100 16.0 9.1 52.0
MDMG68B2011 110.0 1,076 M 108   108 27.0 9.0 53.3
  1. Sp No Specimen catalogue number, MDMG Museo do Mar de Galicia, Vigo, Spain; ML mantle length, TW total weight, Mat maturity stage (Sm maturing, M mature), OGD oviducal gland diameter, POLI proximal length oviduct index, DOLI distal length oviduct index. For S1–S5 see explanation in Table 2