Kōrero: Marine invaders

Checking ballast water

Checking ballast water

To reduce the risk of unwanted organisms entering New Zealand waters, regulations require ships to exchange their high-risk ballast water away from coasts. This man is taking samples of water in a ship’s hold to check that the vessel has complied with the requirements.

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Cawthron Institute
Photograph by Tim Dodgshun

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Marine invaders - Preventing future invasions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8681/checking-ballast-water (accessed 14 July 2024)

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