Kōrero: Marine animals without backbones

Sea squirts (1 o 3)

Sea squirts

This green crust is composed of thousands of miniature individual sea squirts, Botrylloides leachi, which live together in a common covering (tunic). This species forms flat gelatinous sheets on stones, shells and even large seaweeds.

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Photograph by Mike Page

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Dennis Gordon and Maggy Wassilieff, 'Marine animals without backbones - Tunicates: sea squirts, salps and appendicularians', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5867/sea-squirts (accessed 28 March 2020)

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