Kōrero: Sea floor

Stony coral (1 o 3)

Stony coral

Beds of stony coral grow at depths of 900–1,000 metres on the Chatham Rise seamounts. They provide habitat for brittle stars, bristleworms and squat lobsters. The beds are fragile, however, and can be damaged by deep-water trawling.

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ashley Rowden, 'Sea floor - Life on the deep sea floor', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8957/stony-coral (accessed 2 December 2020)

He kōrero nā Ashley Rowden, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006