Washed Up Eggcase

22nd January 2007, Monday

Whilst cleaning up the beach during the workparty last week, this eggcase was found amongst the rubbish. It is the largest that has been found on the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve so far, and has been identified as a Blonde Ray Eggcase. The eggcases of skates and rays often get washed up on the beach, but it is unusual to find one with all the ‘horns’ intact.

Blonde Ray egg case
If you find any eggcases washed up on the beach, please hand them into Lime Kiln Information Centre along with details of the date and location that they were found. The eggcases will then be identified and the results sent off to the Shark Trust to help with their research.