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arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:17 AM NZDT

Description

Lots of molluscs and related species washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone earlier in the week.

Not sure if this is A.arabica or A. fusus...or maybe another one.

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:15 AM NZDT

Description

Lots of molluscs and related species washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone earlier in the week.

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Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:14 AM NZDT

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Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:01 AM NZDT

Description

Lots of molluscs and related species washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone earlier in the week.

In addition to the Venus clam, we have a green mussel, a Gari lineolata, and a few triangle shells.

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Triangle Shell Crassula aequilatera

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:01 AM NZDT

Description

Lots of molluscs and related species washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone earlier in the week.

In addition to the triangle shells, we have a green mussel, a Gari lineolata, and a Venus clam.

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Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:01 AM NZDT

Description

Lots of molluscs and related species washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone earlier in the week.

In addition to the Gari lineolata , we have a green mussel, a few triangle shells and a Venus clam.

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What

New Zealand Green-lipped Mussel Perna canaliculus

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:01 AM NZDT

Description

Lots of molluscs and related species washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone earlier in the week.

In addition to the green one, we have a Gari lineolata, a few triangle shells and a Venus clam.

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Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:00 AM NZDT

Description

Lots of molluscs and related species washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone earlier in the week.

This is a new one on me, I think.

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Pear Bonnet Semicassis pyrum

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:03 AM NZDT

Description

Lots of molluscs and related species washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone earlier in the week.

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Pink Barnacle Notomegabalanus decorus

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 11:03 AM NZDT

Description

Lots of molluscs and related species washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone earlier in the week.

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Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 10:56 AM NZDT

Description

A good number of theses snail shells washed up on this beach in the wake of the cyclone remains earlier in the week.

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Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 09:05 AM NZDT

Description

... with a dotterel for company. The stilts are regulars in this estuary, the dotterel, less so.

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Plovers and Lapwings Family Charadriidae

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 09:05 AM NZDT

Description

The small one is a dotterel, not sure if there's enough in these photos to identify which species.

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Dwarf Janthina Janthina exigua

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 09:01 AM NZDT

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Neptune's Necklace Hormosira banksii

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:59 AM NZDT

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True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:58 AM NZDT

Description

Accompanied by an ostrich foot snail, a bunch of triangle shells and one tuatua shell.

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Flies Order Diptera

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:56 AM NZDT

Description

These slug-like organisms were feeding on the remains of the the occupant of a Arabic volute shell. reef. also
http://naturewatch.org.nz/observations/11073217

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Eleven-armed Seastar Coscinasterias muricata

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:46 AM NZDT

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Brown House Spider Steatoda capensis

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:41 AM NZDT

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Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:37 AM NZDT

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Sand Wind Grass Lachnagrostis billardierei

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:30 AM NZDT

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Autetaranga Pimelea villosa

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:27 AM NZDT

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Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:21 AM NZDT

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Sand Coprosma Coprosma acerosa

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:18 AM NZDT

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Knobby Clubrush Ficinia nodosa

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:18 AM NZDT

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Beach Spinifex Spinifex sericeus

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 08:02 AM NZDT

Description

1st photo is mostly male seedheads, with a couple of females thrown in for good measure. 2nd photo, the other way around.

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Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 07:59 AM NZDT

Description

Three godwits, an oystercatcher and a stilt

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Wrinkled Snail Candidula intersecta

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 07:56 AM NZDT

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Tunnelweb Spiders Genus Porrhothele

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 07:57 AM NZDT

Description

The spinnerets are sort of folded under in the first photo.

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Marram Grass Ammophila arenaria

Observer

arnim

Date

February 10, 2018 07:51 AM NZDT

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