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Why do octopus die after mating?

Asked: Trophy Bass USA, Last Updated:

The male dies soon after mating, but the female has to live on to lay the eggs, which aren't ready immediately. Death comes because the octopus has used up all of his body's energy in growing, then in mating. It's like a salmon swimming upstream to mate. It won't swim back down.

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