Freaky Funky Friday: Mermaid’s Purse

What in the world is a mermaid’s purse? Mermaid’s purse is another name for a shark or skate egg sac that is pouch-shaped with long tendrils on each corner that assist in anchoring it. Not all sharks lay mermaid’s purses, as some give birth to live young and others lay eggs that are screw-shaped.

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