Kōrero: Shellfish

Jason’s nudibranch

Jason’s nudibranch

Found all around the New Zealand coast, Jason’s nudibranch feeds on hydroids, incorporating some of the hydroid’s stinging cells into special growths (cerata) on its back.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10048497
Photograph by W. Farelly

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - Sea slugs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8019/jasons-nudibranch (accessed 25 October 2021)

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