Wooden frame with eggcase of scyliorhinus canicula (small-spotted catshark)


Unique wooden black frame containing an eggcase of scyliorhinus canicula (small-spotted catshark) including vintage illustrations of an adult animal. The frame is  is 18 x 18cm. It is also 99% UV blocking for the protection the specimen.

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The small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula), also known as the sandy dogfish, lesser-spotted dogfish, rough-hound or morgay (in Scotland and Cornwall), is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found on the continental shelves and the uppermost continental slopes off the coasts of Norway and the British Isles south to Senegal and in the Mediterranean. It can grow up to a length of 1 m , and it can weigh more than 2 kg.

This particular eggcase was found on a beach of the North Sea in The Netherlands.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 18 × 18 × 3 cm