Kōrero: Marine invaders

Trawler sea chest (1 o 2)

Trawler sea chest

A sea chest is a recess in a ship’s hull that houses pipes to take in seawater. Water is pumped in for cooling engines, washing decks and as ballast to stabilise the vessel. A sea chest has a grille to keep out large items, but this can also stop smaller organisms from being flushed out.

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Cawthron Institute
Photograph by Tim Dodgshun

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Marine invaders - Reaching New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8663/trawler-sea-chest (accessed 1 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006