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Egg blobs
updated Apr 2020

if you learn only 3 things about them ...
Egg blob contain living eggs or tiny animals. Don't disturb them.
Egg strings are found on mud or sand. Watch your step.
Please don't bring egg blobs home. Thousands of baby animals may die.

Where seen? These translucent blobs are sometimes seen on our mudflats and sandflats. Seasonally, in large numbers.

Features: About 10cm long. Translucent with tiny eggs embedded in the mass. Usually attached to the group, often teardrop or light-bulb shaped when submerged. Possible animals responsible for laying these eggs include sea slugs and worms.

Pulau Sekudu, Oct 11

On sand

Tanah Merah, Apr 11

Many blobs sometimes seen.

Seringat-Kias, Apr 12

St. John's Island, Apr 12

Egg blobs on Singapore shores
On wildsingapore flickr

Other sightings on Singapore shores

Dr Tan Kok Siang explains egg blobs seen on mudflats at Sungei Pandan, Mar 11.
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