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Marine egg variation

Observed: 17th June 2013 By: dejayM
Biological Recording In ScotlandHighland Biological Recording GroupOrkney Biodiversity Records Centre
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near-proof
less loose
shape
loose
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This post is related to ChrisMcA's post http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/295668
Because of the 'looseness' of the egg mass in THAT post, I cast some doubt on its ID.
Here, after an hour at low water, I collected enough 'evidence' to allow an informed agreement to that post.
Go here next -
http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/339175

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dejayM's picture

Larvae

cuplrit, culprit, cuplrit = culprit (meant kindly)!

An interesting link for anyone as fascinated as me! (will it wear off?)
http://invert-embryo.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/two-types-of-aeolidia-papill...

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I agree

Fascinating indeed. After reading the link I have agreed these egg masses as A. papillosa.
Jo
P.s It never wears off,

Jo

jonmortin's picture

There seems to be an owl in

There seems to be an owl in your first picture!

dejayM's picture

though

...I thought something like a Rhesus macaque - bare face!
I wonder if we'll get agreements?
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