Largest Egg Mass Ever Observed – Lütfü Tanrıöver (2015)

On July 9th, a Turkish underwater videographer Lütfü Tanrıöver encountered a curious semi-transparent gelatinous mass at a depth of 22 meters (72 feet) while diving with his friends near his hometown of Fethiye on the Mediterranean coast of Anatolia. As every citizen scientist instinctively would, he explored and successfully recorded this observation of huge biological importance on film. According to Dr. Michael Vecchione of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History the impressive volume of egg mass possibly belongs to a […]

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