Kōrero: Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans

A sand hopper

A sand hopper

Sand hoppers are easy to find amongst patches of seaweed cast up on sandy beaches. They jump out when the seaweed is disturbed. Their bodies are flattened from side to side, and they have powerful hind legs for jumping.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Niel Bruce and Alison MacDiarmid, 'Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans - Lesser known groups', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8253/a-sand-hopper (accessed 17 December 2019)

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