Kōrero: Life in fresh water

High-country lake

High-country lake

The clear waters of high-country rivers and lakes are used to promote New Zealand to tourists. The water allows sunlight to penetrate to the lake bed, where vegetation provides cover for invertebrates (animals without backbones) and fish.

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Photograph by Carl Walrond

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Roger Young, 'Life in fresh water - Freshwater habitats', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11609/high-country-lake (accessed 10 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Roger Young, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007