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Worms in New Zealand seas

Worms in New Zealand seas

Many types of animals which have long, cylindrical bodies are classified as worms. Thirteen major groups of worms and worm-like animals are found in New Zealand waters.

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Dennis Gordon and Maggy Wassilieff, 'Marine animals without backbones - Simple worms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/5851/worms-in-new-zealand-seas (accessed 21 November 2019)

Story by Dennis Gordon and Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006