Skate Egg Recovered by ROV (image) Penn State Share Print E-Mail Caption Over 150 egg cases were discovered near a black smoker in the deep waters near the Galápagos Islands. The research team collected four egg cases using a remotely operated underwater vehicle for DNA analysis. Credit Ocean Exploration Trust Usage Restrictions Image credit must be published alongside the image. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.