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Shark Egg Case

A highlight of Dive 15 of the the Oceano Profundo 2018: Exploring Deep-sea Habitats off Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands expedition was the sighting of a translucent egg case with a catshark embryo actively swimming inside.

 

Video of the egg case available here: oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1811/logs/p...

 

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Exploring Deep-sea Habitats off Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

Learn more about the expedition here: oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1811/welcom...

 

[Source: oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1811/logs/p...]

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Taken on November 15, 2018