Story: Coastal shoreline



The cockabully is a familiar sight in New Zealand rock pools. (The name is possibly a corruption of the Māori word kokapuru, for a small fish). New Zealand has at least 40 fish species that could be described as cockabullies.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Coastal shoreline - Rock pools and boulder shores', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006