Kōrero: Coastal shoreline

Violet snail shells (2 o 3)

Violet snail shells

Another arrival on storm-swept shores are the semi-translucent shells of the ocean-going violet snail Janthina. This carnivorous creature drifts upside down amongst the plankton, feeding on jellyfish and Portuguese men-of-war.

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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Coastal shoreline - Sandy beaches – lower shore', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4840/violet-snail-shells (accessed 24 February 2020)

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