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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Developing embryos of S. officinalis. Typically, this species coats the outside of its eggs with black ink. Occasionally, when ink is not injected into the capsule, the embryo can clearly be seen within the egg. Several recent hatchlings are visible along the bottom of this image.

Maturity: Eggs; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Mediterranean sea

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