Kōrero: Lakes

Freshwater mussel

Freshwater mussel

This freshwater mussel (Hyridella menziesii) is common in lakes and streams around New Zealand. It can grow up to 10 centimetres long, and prefers a firm sand or muddy surface.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10056104
Photograph by Sjaan Chateris

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Lakes - Life in and around lakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11820/freshwater-mussel (accessed 30 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007