Kōrero: Fiords

Scorpion fish (3 o 3)

Scorpion fish

Scorpion fish are common in the fiords. They catch their food by lying in wait and lunging out to grab unsuspecting prey as it swims by. Their mottled appearance helps them blend into the sponges and bryozoans covering rock walls.

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Ryan Photographic

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Paddy Ryan, 'Fiords - Fish and marine mammals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6345/scorpion-fish (accessed 17 May 2022)

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