Kōrero: Seaweed

Bladder-kelp forest

Bladder-kelp forest

Bladder kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is a giant seaweed found in cool waters. It forms extensive forests around southern New Zealand. With a height of up to 50 metres or more, it provides a rich habitat for small creatures such as lace corals, sea snails and butterfish.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10050177

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Seaweed - Kelp', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4595/bladder-kelp-forest (accessed 19 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006