Mermaid's Purse
Mermaid's Purse

The egg case layed by one of the 10 species of Ray or Skate in UK waters.
The tough leathery eggcase is attached to seaweed , a single embryo developes inside over 6 - 9 months and then leaves through a slit at one end of the purse .

Ref: 10260C

Date: 15/06/2012

Location: Saundersfoot Beach

Mermaid's Purse

The egg case layed by one of the 10 species of Ray or Skate in UK waters.
The tough leathery eggcase is attached to seaweed , a single embryo developes inside over 6 - 9 months and then leaves through a slit at one end of the purse .

Ref: 10260C

Date: 15/06/2012

Location: Saundersfoot Beach