Kōrero: Marine invaders

Organisms found in sea chests (2 o 2)

Organisms found in sea chests

When researchers examined the sea chests of 42 vessels in major ports, they found 151 different species, many of which had not previously been recorded in New Zealand. Shown here are crabs, fish, molluscs, starfish and sea cucumbers.

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Christina Troup, 'Marine invaders - Reaching New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8664/organisms-found-in-sea-chests (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Christina Troup, published 12 Jun 2006