Monday, March 26, 2012

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“Mermaid’s Necklace” ~ whelk egg cases attached in a long string which can contain 150 or more eggs capsules. They are laid, in deep water, during the spring migration and generally by the time they reach the shoreline the eggs have hatched.

3 comments:

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

never heard of or seen anything like this. will have to Google it now.

snapshots2011 said...

Ew! These pictures need to come with a warning! Hehe-- just kidding-- awesome macro!

Ivanhoe said...

Oh my! How cool is that! Off to google it as well. What a catch!