Story: Shellfish

Sea hare (1st of 2)

Sea hare

This strange-looking slug is a sea hare. They can become quite numerous in rock pools or estuaries, where they graze on seaweeds. Much of our knowledge of how human memory is retained comes from studies on Californian sea hares.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - Sea slugs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 July 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006