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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Cawthron Institute
Photograph by Ashley Coutts

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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 19 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006