Kōrero: Southland places

Black coral, Milford Sound

Black coral, Milford Sound

In the 1970s and 1980s scientist Ken Grange surveyed the marine ecology of Southland’s fiords. One of its distinctive species is black coral, which looks white when alive.

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David Grant, 'Southland places - Milford Sound and north', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20229/black-coral-milford-sound (accessed 22 August 2019)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015