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Whangateau Harbour - Gem of Auckland’s Estuaries - Flounder Amongst Roots

Whangateau Harbour - Gem of Auckland’s Estuaries - Flounder Amongst Roots
Image by Roger Grace, published on 04/05/2011

If there were a policy of no-fishing around Horse Shoe Island and the adjacent channel, we could expect a dramatic increase in the numbers of several fish. Flounder are fascinating to see well-camouflaged on the sand and sometimes among the aerial roots of mangroves.

Tags: Bioregions/habitats | Eastern North Island | Northeastern | NZ Biodiversity | Marine habitats | Intertidal | Mangroves | NZ Inshore Fish | Flounder | Special Places | Whangateau Estuary

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