This diver is about to prise a pāua shell from coastal rocks around Stewart Island. The pāua is New Zealand’s largest herbivorous snail. Belonging to the abalone group of shellfish, pāua are one of the most popular seafoods in New Zealand.
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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Photograph by Steve Mercer
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