Goosefish Veil of Eggs

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© Randy Brogen
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UploadedMay 20, 2010
TakenMay 19, 2010
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure1/50 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length24 mm
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This is a rare shot of what is called a "Veil of Eggs" that was laid by a Goosefish at the New England Aquarium in Boston, MA. The veil is 56 feet in length, weighs approximately 25 pounds and is estimated to contain more than 1 million eggs. This image was awarded the Image of the Week by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals on 5/21/2010.

18 responses

  • Christa Buono

    Christa Buono gave props (19 May 2010):

    Gorgeous picture! What a great capture

  • Catherine Hadler

    Catherine Hadler gave props (20 May 2010):

    fascinating and beautiful

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (20 May 2010):


  • Ashleigh [T] K

    Ashleigh [T] K gave props (29 May 2010):

    that is pretty sweet =D

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (30 May 2010):

    What a beauty!

  • Zakaria Arafat  (Yasin)

    Zakaria Arafat (Yasin) said (30 May 2010):


  • Jason Barnhart

    Jason Barnhart gave props (31 May 2010):

    Absolutely beautiful.

  • Nicole Yoder

    Nicole Yoder gave props (31 May 2010):

    This is gorgeous.. amazing capture.

  • Karen Menyhart

    Karen Menyhart gave props (31 May 2010):

    this is something I never see, thanks! and so cool!

  • Jeffrey Pardoen

    Jeffrey Pardoen (Deleted) said (1 Jun 2010):

    Absolutely WICKED, stunning, gets my spotlight!

  • Randy Brogen

    Randy Brogen said (1 Jun 2010):

    @Jeffrey: Thank you for the spotlight! I'm glad you like the shot.

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (1 Jun 2010):


  • Dawn Hayes

    Dawn Hayes gave props (1 Jun 2010):

    all I can say is WOW!!!!!

  • Heather Ramsey

    Heather Ramsey gave props (1 Jun 2010):

    totally amazing!!

  • Matko Cvitković

    Matko Cvitković gave props (3 Jun 2010):

    excellent shot

  • charu ram

    charu ram said (12 Jun 2010):

    never seen anything like it before!

  • Andrew Olowude

    Andrew Olowude gave props (10 Nov 2010):

    Amazing picture, well done

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (11 Jun 2012):

    Absolutely amazing..excellent.

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