37
taxa
9 plants
5 ray-finned fishes
10 other animals
7 mollusks
6 chromists
1
1 life list first

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:29 AM NZDT

Description

Cruising around

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G3

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What

Common Triplefin Forsterygion lapillum

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:30 AM NZDT

Description

Checking out what is happening

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G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:31 AM NZDT

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G3

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What

Common Coralline Corallina officinalis

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:34 AM NZDT

Description

growing on the side of the G3

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G3

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Kina Evechinus chloroticus

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:34 AM NZDT

Description

Tucked away

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G3

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Spiral Tube Worms Subfamily Spirorbinae

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:35 AM NZDT

Description

Tiny - looked like dots so I am guessing abount 2mm

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G3

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What

Blue Tube Worm Spirobranchus cariniferus

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:35 AM NZDT

Description

on a wall face

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G3

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What

Common Triplefin Forsterygion lapillum

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:36 AM NZDT

Description

Glove wash - note the ones on the right hand side waiting in line.

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G3

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Glass Shrimp Palaemon affinis

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:37 AM NZDT

Description

lurking

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G3

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Eleven-armed Sea Star Coscinasterias muricata

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:37 AM NZDT

Description

tucked away

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G3

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Brown Bubble Shell Bulla quoyii

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:38 AM NZDT

Description

Eggs

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G3

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New Zealand Common Cushion Star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:40 AM NZDT

Description

camoflouge using the sand at the bottom

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G3

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What

Blue Tube Worm Spirobranchus cariniferus

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:41 AM NZDT

Description

Not sure if this is Spirobranchus taeniatus
or the blue tube worm but I am basing this ID on the single crest running the length of the tube and the pinkish-purple bar along the base of the crest.
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/8946960 for info

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G3

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Kina Evechinus chloroticus

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:43 AM NZDT

Description

Cleaned by nature

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G3

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What

Brown Bubble Shell Bulla quoyii

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:43 AM NZDT

Description

Eggs

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G3

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Red-mouthed Whelk Cominella virgata

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:44 AM NZDT

Description

Not sure if these are all the same species or not. If not, let me know and I will do a duplicate obs.

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G3

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What

New Zealand Common Cushion Star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:45 AM NZDT

Description

Never seen a round one until this one.

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G3

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What

Common Kelp Ecklonia radiata

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:50 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in the G3

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Yelloweye Mullet Aldrichetta forsteri

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:51 AM NZDT

Description

This school was going around in circles - fun trying to photograph them on the circle move.

Kahawai or mullet maybe

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Oyster-Thief Colpomenia peregrina

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:52 AM NZDT

Description

Growing on brown alga

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:53 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in the G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:54 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in the G3

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Harpoonweed Asparagopsis armata

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:55 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in the G3

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Luderick Girella tricuspidata

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 11:56 AM NZDT

Description

Lurking in the weed - lots of these around, about 600mm long and really hard to photograph so got something new to work on - how to get good photos of ika trying to hide *LOL*

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Banded Morwong Cheilodactylus spectabilis

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:00 PM NZDT

Description

Feeding on the brown algae

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:02 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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What

Luderick Girella tricuspidata

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:02 PM NZDT

Description

Cruising around

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Violet Sweep Scorpis violacea

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:02 PM NZDT

Description

Cruising around

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Common Flapjack Carpophyllum maschalocarpum

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:03 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Demosponges Class Demospongiae

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:03 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:05 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:08 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:09 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Sea Lettuces Genus Ulva

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:10 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Red Rock Crab Guinusia chabrus

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:14 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Luderick Girella tricuspidata

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:14 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Cart-Rut Shell Dicathais orbita

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:16 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:20 PM NZDT

Description

Or maybe not - probably not. Shallow sub tidal on a rock face.

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G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:20 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Fern Caulerpa Caulerpa flexilis

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:23 PM NZDT

Description

Not the normal C.flexilis as seen from the second photo as this has a different from, so maybe not even this species.

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G3

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Oyster-Thief Colpomenia peregrina

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:25 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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What

Blue Tube Worm Spirobranchus cariniferus

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:25 PM NZDT

Description

In the G3

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G3

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Neptune's Necklace Hormosira banksii

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:27 PM NZDT

Description

Between the G2 and G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:28 PM NZDT

Description

I think
Between the G2 and G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:29 PM NZDT

Description

I think.
Between the G2 and G3

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What

Snakeskin Chiton Sypharochiton pelliserpentis

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:33 PM NZDT

Description

Between the G2 and G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:33 PM NZDT

Description

Between the G2 and G3

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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 2, 2019 12:34 PM NZDT

Description

I think
Between the G2 and G3