Kōrero: Deep-sea creatures

King crab

King crab

Various species of king crab (Paralomis zealandica) are found in cool waters around the world. This extra-spiky species is only found off New Zealand’s east coast, from the southern North Island to the Campbell Plateau, where it lives on sandy bottoms at around 600 metres deep.

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paddy Ryan, 'Deep-sea creatures - Sea-floor life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5244/king-crab (accessed 30 September 2023)

He kōrero nā Paddy Ryan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006