Kōrero: Deep-sea creatures

Rat-tail fish (3 o 3)

Rat-tail fish

These rat-tail fish were photographed at 750 metres deep on a seamount on the Norfolk Ridge during the NORFANZ expedition. Even at this depth the sediment is corrugated by the movement of water.

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NORFANZ

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This image has been provided courtesy of the NORFANZ partners – Australia’s National Oceans Office and CSIRO and New Zealand’s Ministry of Fisheries and NIWA. The use of this image does not imply the endorsement of the NORFANZ partners of the content of this entry.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paddy Ryan, 'Deep-sea creatures - Sea-floor life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5267/rat-tail-fish (accessed 21 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Paddy Ryan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006