Photo 11187414, (c) Leon Perrie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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What

Salps Family Salpidae

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leonperrie

Date

October 15, 2017 12:56 PM NZDT

Description

In huge numbers in the drift, and in the shallows. Originally in chains - see http://naturewatch.org.nz/observations/8406935

Velella are washing up in huge numbers on the west coast at the same time: https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/97891177/bright-blue-stranding-of-millions-of-creatures-on-wellington-beach

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