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WARM SEAS WORLDWIDE
|A small pelagic octopus creates this fragile egg case that rarely washes ashore intact. The largest shell is about 12 inches, but the animal itself is small; the largest females attain 4 inches, and short-lived males less than 1 inch. Animals are found attached to and often feed upon large jellies. The most common of six species. One of six species of which this is the most common. Hawaii & warm seas worldwide.