The intertidal rocky shore
identifying fishes, crustaceans and echinoderms
By Dr J Floor Anthoni (2007)
This previously very long page has been split into three parts.
|Intertidal organisms are best identified from
pictures. Three pages cover the most commonly encountered fishes, crustaceans
and echinoderms of the intertidal rocky shore in New Zealand.
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fish: the little rock pool fishes of the
rocky shore: blennies, triplefin, clingfish, rockfish
crustaceans: the barnacles, shrimps, lobsters,
crabs, half crabs, spider crabs and hermit crabs.
echinoderms: the sea urchins, starfish,
brittle stars and sea cucumbers.
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Don't forget to visit the main chapter
of the rocky shore.
-- Seafriends home -- habitat
chapter -- intro to rocky shore