Date of Award

Fall 1-8-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Diana Reiss

Second Advisor

Marcelo Magnasco

Academic Program Adviser

Diana Reiss


Senescent male octopuses often show comparatively increased activity. We observed daily activity for an adult male Octopus insularis. The subject's diurnal behavior was marked movement or stationary to observe differences. Movement increased over 26 days, but the difference was non-significant. The observation period was likely short, and the subject already senescent.



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