Kōrero: Coastal shoreline

Zones of a rocky shore

Zones of a rocky shore

This diagram shows the typical distribution of common organisms on the rocky coasts of New Zealand. Most species are adapted to a specific zone.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Coastal shoreline - The rocky coast – upper shore', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/4808/zones-of-a-rocky-shore (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006