Story: Coastal fish

Demoiselles

Schools of demoiselles (Chromis dispilus) swim at the Poor Knights Islands off northern New Zealand. Known as the swallows of the sea, demoiselles swoop and dart while feeding on plankton.

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Carl Walrond, 'Coastal fish - Fish of the northern and southern rocky sea floor', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/8839/demoiselles (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006