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Nudibranch eggs
updated Apr 2020
if you learn only 3 things about them ...
Egg capsules contain living eggs or tiny snails. Don't disturb them.
Egg capsules are found on stones and among seaweeds. Watch your step.
Please don't bring egg capsules home. Thousands of baby snails may die.

Where seen?
These rosette-like ribbons of eggs are sometimes seen on many shores.

Features: Diameter 8-1cm. Frilly ribbon of eggs embedded in mucus, laid in a spiral on hard surfaces or among seaweeds and seagrasses. Usually white or beige.

Pulau Semakau, Mar 05

Closer look at the eggs embedded in mucus.
Pulau Hantu, May 13

Tanah Merah, Aug 09

Discodoris lilacina
Pulau Sekudu, Jul 05

Ategema spongiosa
Chek Jawa, Jun 05

Polka-dot nudibranch and eggs.
Pulau Sekudu, Jul 05

Pulau Sekudu, Jun 18
Nudibranch laying eggs, awaiting identification

Nudibranch eggs on Singapore shores
On wildsingapore flickr

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