Kōrero: Seaweed

Bull kelp’s honeycombed structure

Bull kelp’s honeycombed structure

The massive, leathery blade of bull kelp is made of honeycombed tissue, giving it flexibility and buoyancy. No other seaweed has this feature.

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Seaweed - Kelp', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4597/bull-kelps-honeycombed-structure (accessed 3 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006