Story: Estuaries

Mudworms

Mudworms

These small mudworms Microspio maori are common inhabitants of sandy sediments in estuaries throughout New Zealand.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Estuaries - Small animals of the estuary', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4633/mudworms (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006