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Giant limpets Giant limpets

These giant limpets are found only at the Kermadec Islands, and growing to 200mm are…

Grey drummer Grey drummer

Herbivorous reef fish, 5 - 20% are bright yellow! Photo taken at the Kermadec Islands.

Banded Wrasse at Poor Knights Banded Wrasse at Poor Knights

A male Sandagers wrasse (Coris sandageri) at the Poor Knights.

Porcupinefish Porcupinefish

Porcupinefish - Allomycterus jaculiferus
Moureeses Bay Point, October 2011.…

Whangateau Harbour - Gem of Auckland’s Estuaries - Wetlands Whangateau Harbour - Gem of Auckland’s Estuaries - Wetlands

The southern arm of the harbour has a rich mosaic of salt marsh and seagrass habitats,…

Diadema Diadema

Diadema urchin are very spectacular to view underwater. They are found in our most…

Spotted Black Grouper Spotted Black Grouper

The Kermadec Islands support the world's last remaining large population of these…

Spindle Cowries and Gorgonians Spindle Cowries and Gorgonians

Spindle Cowries, seen here on their host - pink gorgonian in deep diving depths at…

Kina Browse Kina Browse

This extreme close-up shows the teeth marks of Kina where they have scraped at the…

Fan Worms Fan Worms

Motukaroro - Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve. A cluster of fan worms spread their…

Fan Worms Fan Worms

Motukaroro - Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve. A cluster of fan worms spread their…

Kelp attached to invertebrates Kelp attached to invertebrates

Whangarei Harbour. The sandy habitat in this location, results in Kelp attaching…

Kelp attached to Horse Mussel Kelp attached to Horse Mussel

Whangarei Harbour. The sandy habitat in this location, results in Kelp attaching…

Sea Slug - Clown Nudibranch Sea Slug - Clown Nudibranch

Northeast coast. This Nudibranch (Ceratosoma amoena) displays bright colours to advertise…

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