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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sea Snail Spawning

A female toothed top shell sea snail releases tiny greenish eggs that will be carried away with the currents, and will later be fertilized and develop into larvae in the open sea.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Eilat, Israel
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger
Awards
Photo of the Day: 02.19.19
Editor's Pick