Story: Ocean currents and tides

Feeding frenzy

This footage is of a feeding frenzy among fish as they devour a salp that has drifted into a reef with the current. Islands such as the Poor Knights in northern New Zealand have some subtropical fish species – a legacy of the currents that bring fish and other life with them from warmer latitudes.

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Craig Stevens and Stephen Chiswell, 'Ocean currents and tides - Currents', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/5913/feeding-frenzy (accessed 16 September 2019)

Story by Craig Stevens and Stephen Chiswell, published 12 Jun 2006