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    Whelk egg casings

    Went to the beach Saturday and didn't see any live whelk, but saw the egg casings....they are about 18 inches long....I read that each little circular pouch can hold up to 90 eggs, and there can be about 140 of those circular pouches.....interesting...

    Whelk egg casings
    Whelk Eggs by 123smile4me, on Flickr

    Whelk egg casings
    Whelk Eggs by 123smile4me, on Flickr

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    Re: Whelk egg casings

    Interesting. Thanks for sharing Nat.

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    Re: Whelk egg casings

    Nat,
    I didn't realize this weird animal exists.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Antonio.

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