Story: Sea floor

Trough shells

Trough shells

Various species of trough shell are common inhabitants of the sand and gravel sea floors west of the North Island.

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Ashley Rowden, 'Sea floor - Life on the continental shelf', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2022)

Story by Ashley Rowden, published 12 Jun 2006