Kōrero: Shellfish

Whelk

Whelks are hunters and scavengers. They extend a siphon from the front of their shell to taste the tell-tale chemicals in the water that reveal the presence of food.

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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, 'Shellfish - Sea snails', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8017/whelk (accessed 23 November 2019)

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