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Ghost shark egg case

Callorhynchus milii

Description:

Shark egg

2 Species ID Suggestions

Ghost shark egg case
Callorhinchus milii FLMNH Ichthyology Department: Ghost Shark
Chimaerid egg case Chimaerids


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18 Comments

RachaelB
RachaelB 7 years ago

Thanks Neil - this is a great site to learn new things everyday :-)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

Now that is something I have never seen before, nor contemplated. I always thought sharks were born alive, not in an egg case. An amazing looking animal, and an excellent spotting, Rachael.

tibiprada
tibiprada 7 years ago

? ? ? ♥ ♥ ♥

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

i SO should've favorited this aLONGtime ago!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 7 years ago

Very interesting!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

That is a very cool fun fact and great spot.

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Fun fact! Most sharks give birth to live young, but a few mostly small sharks that live near the seafloor, lay eggs. Empty egg cases often wash up on beaches and are called mermaid’s purses.

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Ryan21
Ryan21 8 years ago

Awesome find!!
Thanks for sharing!!

moralcoral
moralcoral 8 years ago

Yes id definatly say it was an Callorhinchus milii!!

Carolina
Carolina 8 years ago

Awesome! This is the first time I see a shark egg case, thank you!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Great spot! Please can you add this to the Eggs of the World mission.
Welcome to Project Noah Rachael!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Welcome to the Noah community.

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 8 years ago

Nice spotting !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Ha! T
When you are editing there is a little map with a little blue pin on it. You can either drag the pin around or type an address and press search.

RachaelB
RachaelB 8 years ago

I don't know how to change the location, this is my first post!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

You didn't really find this behind Alphington Grammar school surely.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

stingray egg?

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Wow, nice spotting,

RachaelB
Spotted by
RachaelB

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 1, 2011
Submitted on Dec 19, 2011

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