Kōrero: Octopus and squid

Ram’s horn shells (2 o 2)

Ram’s horn shells

These flat, spiral shells are about 1 centimetre in diameter. By varying the amount of air in the chambers, squid can rise or descend in deep water.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff and Steve O’Shea, 'Octopus and squid - Squid in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7934/rams-horn-shells (accessed 14 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff and Steve O’Shea, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006