Kōrero: Coastal fish

Yellow-eyed mullet

Yellow-eyed mullet

This school of yellow-eyed mullet (Aldrichetta forsteri) is seen among mangroves in the Matapōuri estuary, Northland. They are common in shallow bays and estuaries around New Zealand, and are often caught by children fishing from wharves. As their name suggests, they are easily identified by their bright yellow eyes.

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Ocean Wildlife
Photograph by Ross Armstrong

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Coastal fish - Shallow-water fish', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8816/yellow-eyed-mullet (accessed 20 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006