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Licence: 
All rights reserved.
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

These S. officinalis eggs were laid individually and have a similar appearance to a clump of grapes. S. officinalis incorporate ink into the egg casing unlike S. pharaonis who do not. Locations that have already been used for egg laying induce more egg laying in that particular location.

Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: E. atlantic, u.k. or france

Creator: 
James Wood
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith