26 Jun 2020

Critter of the Week Kaeo - Sea Squirt or Sea Tulip

From Afternoons, 3:35 pm on 26 June 2020

Doc's Nicola Toki introduces us to this week’s critter is the sea squirt or sea tulip. There common name comes from the fact they look like an odd shaped tulip. You can commonly find these native invertebrates attached to a rock in the shallow waters around the South Island, Stewart Island, on the coast around Wellington and several offshore islands, especially the Chatham Islands.

Sea Squirt Kāeo

Sea Squirt Kāeo Photo: Department of Conservation K R Grange

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