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Real-Size Guide to the New Zealand Rocky Shore

By: Gillian Torkler (Author), Darryl Torkler (Author)

32 pages, b/w photos

Random House New Zealand

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #174236 | ISBN: 1869416341
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NHBS Price: £29.50 $37/€35 approx

About this book

This book looks at the different zones of the New Zealand rocky shore, and the creatures that live within them.

The environments covered are:
- splash zone - pohutukawa, blue penguin, skink, shells
- upper shore - periwinkles, black nerita, rock crab, barnacles
- intertidal zone - mussels, crabs, bull kelp, reef star
- rock pools - cushion sea star, small fish, anemone, shrimp
- lower shore - sea urchin, wandering anemone, cat's eyes, sponges, crayfish
- underwater - seahorse, sea spider, nudibranchs, octopus

There is also a species index and a glossary.


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