An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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NURSE EGGS   Eggs which are placed in the same EGG CAPSULE as other, viable EGGS, but which do not develop; the nurse eggs simply provide post-hatching nourishment for the viable eggs.

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