Kōrero: Shellfish

Tambja verconis

Tambja verconis

This beautiful sea slug or nudibranch, as it is more correctly known, is laying a yellow ribbon of eggs in waters around the Poor Knights Islands. The prominent blue structures on its back are breathing gills.

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Iain A. Anderson
Photograph by Iain A. Anderson

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - Sea slugs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8018/tambja-verconis (accessed 3 December 2021)

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