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Skate egg case
Egg case found on the beaches of Assateague Island, Maryland

Skate egg case Egg case found on the beaches of Assateague Island, Maryland assateague,island,maryland,dune,sand,skate,reproduction

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Skate egg case
Egg case found on the beaches of Assateague Island, Maryland
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Filename:iil_eco_af_0026.jpg
Album name:dlevey / Crustaceans
Rating (1 votes):
Keywords: assateague, island, maryland, dune, sand, skate, reproduction
Author Name:Alexandra Fries
Author Company:IAN, UMCES
Date created (MM/DD/YYYY):06/29/11
Media Type:Photo
File Size:3451 KB
Date added:Jun 28, 2012
Dimensions:3008 x 2000 pixels
Displayed:449 times
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Color Space:sRGB
Components Configuration:YCbCr
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Customer Render:0
Date Time:2012:06:28 13:31:29
DateTime Original:2012:06:29 16:35:33
DateTime digitized:2012:06:29 16:35:33
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IPTC Title:Horseshoe crab egg case
IPTC Copyright:Copyright to the photographer. Free for any use if appropriate credit is reproduced with the image. You are free to use these im
IPTC Keywords:assateague,island,maryland,forest,dune,sand,horseshoe crab,limulidae,reproduction
URL:http://ian.umces.edu/imagelibrary/displayimage-7512.html
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TNAQUA EDU  [Sep 25, 2012 at 09:38 AM]
This is NOT a horseshoe crab egg case. It is a skate egg case!
AdrianJ  [Sep 26, 2012 at 12:09 PM]
Thanks for pointing this out - naming correction has been made.