Story: Seaweed

Washed up at Paterson Inlet (2nd of 3)

Washed up at Paterson Inlet

Extensive meadows of red seaweed grow underwater in Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island. The inlet is home to over 270 seaweed species, the majority being reds. This photograph shows considerable quantities of the crimson Stenogramme interrupta, which washed ashore in late March, 2005.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Seaweed - Types of seaweed', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 February 2023)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006