Spotted Ratfish egg capsule, egg case, or mermaid’s purse. Hydrolagus colliei. Aka chimaera, chimera, or ghost shark. Maple Bay, British Columbia, Canada. An abundant cartilaginous species frequently seen by divers in the Pacific Northwest.
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