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Giant gastropod egg capsules on a beach in Argentina

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Giant Gastropod egg capsules of Adelomelon brasiliana on the beach of a lagoon, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Adelomelon brasiliana is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Volutidae.

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Very cool Jan, It looks like more than one snail per case. Must be thousands of them.

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So now I'm wondering, just how big is mama snail?

probably hand sized or smaller. I'll bet it builds a mucous bubble and deposits eggs inside which can then travel long distances.

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