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[Breaking News]: Octopuses get erections

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Architeuthis
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TaningiaDanae said:
Oops -- I have just edited my above post to show the correct link. Enjoy!

:heee:

I was wondering what on Earth you were talking about. :smile:

More tasteless jokes may be forthcoming...

(apophallation :goofysca: )
 

OctopusV

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:shock: Wow, I guess man and octopus aren't all that different, as for the scrubbing out other males' spermataphores, I always thought that's why the hectocotylus of the Arctic Octopus was so relatively large.








Oh, and P. S.:Can we please be a little mature here? I don't want to see a good topic get locked :frown:
 

Jean

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Interestingly Moroteuthis ingens doesn't have a hectocotylus! But has a very large (in a mature male longer than the mantle length :shock: :shock: ) penis which is very muscular. Females have been found with spermatophores attached well inside the mantle cavity........right Kat????

J
 

Steve O'Shea

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Jean said:
Females have been found with spermatophores attached well inside the mantle cavity........right Kat????

..... not Kat here (she's gone), but in answer, yes, inside mantle cavity, through the mantle wall, here, there and everywhere .....

Just a tiny brain there Aron .... I don't think they're staying awake considering anything, other than where the next predator, prey or mate is ....
 

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