Story: Octopus and squid

Squid eggs

Squid eggs

These eggs were laid by a broad squid among seaweed. Each string contains three to five eggs enclosed within a tough capsule.

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Photograph by Jamie Quirk

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Maggy Wassilieff and Steve O’Shea, 'Octopus and squid - Life history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7912/squid-eggs (accessed 18 August 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff and Steve O’Shea, published 12 Jun 2006