Kōrero: Dolphins

Dolphin caught in a set net

Dolphin caught in a set net

Hector’s and Māui’s dolphins fall foul of set nets which their sonar fails to ‘see’. In 2004 it was estimated there were only 111 Māui’s dolphins in North Island waters.

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Photograph by Steve Dawson

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Gerard Hutching, 'Dolphins - Hector’s and Māui’s dolphins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4679/dolphin-caught-in-a-set-net (accessed 13 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Sep 2015