The female does her best to lay her eggs (which she does thousands at a time) in safe places but she doesn't stay with them and as they can take two months to hatch, they can be washed away like this. No, that’s not The Blob suddenly finding its gloopy footing again underwater, but a “huge transparent egg sac containing hundreds of thousands of baby squid,” according to the Caters News video description.. On closer inspection, the blob – discovered by Ronald Raasch, Nils Baadnes and their research group – turned out to be a 10-armed squid egg’s sac, containing thousands of baby squid. It is the only egg mass known to rival the one divers found in Turkey. This incredible, rare footage was uploaded by Ronald Raasch. When consuming raw squid, diners should remove their internal organs, or boil the tasty treat long enough to kill its sperm bags, researchers warned. A 63-year-old woman in South Korea had her mouth inseminated by squid sperm after eating some undercooked seafood. They’re favorite prey for many ocean denizens – sharks, bony fish like jacks, whales, dolphins, eels and sea snakes. It adds a distinct black-blue color and rich savory taste to dishes. The egg mass Dr. Staaf described was between 3 and 4 meters long, making it the largest ever recorded in the scientific literature. There have been several incidents in Japan where people have complained of oral stings by their food, the news site reported. Each capsule holds up to 200 eggs. The female squid holds a little egg sack in her dainty arms and pumps it full of tiny eggs. The eggs float delicately in the waves each time she ties up a new bundle. This serves as the protective shell for the eggs she will produce. Squid ink is a popular ingredient in Mediterranean and Japanese cuisine. The stunning underwater video was filmed by Raasch while diving in the frigid waters near Ørsta, Norway, along with two others from the research vessel REV Ocean. Being a squid makes for a tricky life. Then she propels herself and her little bundle through the water toward a nest of eggs that she has been tying together down at the base of some beach grass. How anyone ever figured out that squid ink is edible is a mystery to me, but I’m glad to be the beneficiary of that culinary discovery. It's not the first time a squid has tried to fertilize a human mouth. As its name implies, squid ink comes from the ink-filled sac that squid use as a protective mechanism to defend against enemies. In 2008, Danna Staaf and her colleagues documented, for the first time, a humboldt squid egg mass, which they found in the Gulf of California. Squid egg masses are communal, meaning that more than one squid will contribute eggs. When you look closely at the arms of a squid, you will notice the male has one that is shorter than the rest. Squid eggs . Squid eggs can be washed up in masses looking a bit like a mop of soft stringy straws. 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