Kōrero: Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans

King crab

King crab

This fearsome-looking crab (Lithodes longispinus) lives on deep-water sea floors around the east coast of the North Island. Its body, about the width of a man’s hand, is covered in long spines.

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Niel Bruce and Alison MacDiarmid, 'Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans - Crabs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8231/king-crab (accessed 9 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Niel Bruce and Alison MacDiarmid, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006