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Lace coral

Lace coral

Lace corals belong to a group of animals called bryozoans, which are tiny and form encrusting or erect colonies on the sea floor. Bryozoans are particularly common around the Three Kings Islands, and in Foveaux Strait.

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Ashley Rowden, 'Sea floor - Life on the continental shelf', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 May 2021)

Story by Ashley Rowden, published 12 Jun 2006