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glycymeris

Date

October 4, 2020 06:11 PM NZDT

Description

Approx 4mm width.
Intertidal, very common among Perna canaliculus and kelps. Very active.

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Speckled Whelk Cominella adspersa

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lcolmer

Date

October 9, 2020 02:04 PM NZDT

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Southern Olive Amalda australis

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lcolmer

Date

October 9, 2020 02:23 PM NZDT

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Apodids Order Apodida

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stephen_thorpe

Date

October 10, 2020

Description

Manukau Harbour seashore at Blockhouse Bay, Auckland. Partly buried in mud under an upper intertidal rock.

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Horse Mussel Atrina zelandica

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craigwilson10

Date

September 20, 2020 04:50 PM NZST

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aucklandmuseum

Date

August 16, 1932 07:09 PM NZMT

Description

Maoricolpus finlayi
Holotype
Collection method: dredge, conical
Collected: 16 August 1932
Collected by: A. W. B. Powell, R.R.S. Discovery II Expedition
https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_naturalsciences-object-206292

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Reef Sea Star Stichaster australis

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lukas932

Date

August 9, 2020 12:12 AM NZST

Description

10 m depth

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wild_wind

Date

August 5, 2020

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wild_wind

Date

January 4, 2019 09:49 AM NZDT

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predomalpha

Date

February 13, 2020 08:55 PM NZDT

Description

Under a rock just below low tide.

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lcolmer

Date

July 26, 2020 11:33 AM NZST

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New Zealand Cockle Austrovenus stutchburyi

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tony_wills

Date

December 5, 2017 06:20 PM NZDT

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Brown Bubble Shell Bulla quoyii

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lcolmer

Date

June 22, 2020 06:50 PM NZST

Description

An extremely dense area of these bubble snails

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Giant Heart Urchin Brissus gigas

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daan_hoffmann

Date

June 27, 2017 06:57 PM NZST

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Admiral Cone Conus ammiralis

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craigjhowe

Date

October 31, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

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Parore Girella tricuspidata

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shaun-lee

Date

January 25, 2018 03:18 PM NZDT

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eva_patai

Date

May 8, 2020 04:52 PM NZST

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lcolmer

Date

May 22, 2020 10:37 AM NZST

Description

Many specimens of various sizes seen in a small area

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sebastiandoak

Date

May 10, 2020 01:39 PM NZST

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Spengler's Trumpet Snail Cabestana spengleri

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tonydiver

Date

May 9, 2020 10:10 AM AEST

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Knobbed Triton Snail Charonia lampas

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lcolmer

Date

May 10, 2020 03:25 PM NZST

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Calf Cowry Lyncina vitellus

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wonderers

Date

March 4, 2020 08:51 AM +13

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Lined Whelk Buccinulum linea

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glycymeris

Date

May 6, 2020 03:54 PM NZST

Description

Found under ledges at very low tide. Laying eggs.

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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 22, 2014 08:26 AM NZDT

Description

Very small red "clams." Smaller than a Little Black Mussel.

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Brown Argonaut Argonauta hians

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mbartick

Date

January 24, 2018 08:58 AM EST

Description

Argo, A. hians riding jellyfish

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prlsouthtaranaki

Date

December 11, 2019 03:04 PM NZDT

Place

Missing Location

Description

Obtained during a shell hash collection

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Australian Trumpet Syrinx aruanus

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manicatus

Date

March 14, 2020 02:27 PM HST

Place

omeo wreck (Google, OSM)

Description

large marine snail. Roughly 70-80cm long

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gonzalopatagonia

Date

April 1, 2019 11:40 AM -03

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Red-lined Bubble Snail Bullina lineata

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lcolmer

Date

March 22, 2020 12:47 PM NZDT

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Jeweled Top Snail Calliostoma annulatum

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mcduck

Date

December 4, 1987

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Imperial Nudibranch Hypselodoris imperialis

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davidr

Date

April 10, 2016 02:03 AM HST

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Eleven-armed Sea Star Coscinasterias muricata

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bowenvale321

Date

August 4, 2019 03:50 PM AEST

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lloyd_esler

Date

March 16, 2020 05:44 AM NZDT

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Tuatua Paphies subtriangulata

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shona_t

Date

June 22, 2016 04:31 PM NZST

Description

Northern tuatua at top.
60 x 40 x 12hi for half

(Southern tuatua Paphies donacina at bottom
60 x 40 x 8 )

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Arabic Volute Alcithoe arabica

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lloyd_esler

Date

February 2, 2014

Description

Arabic volute. Several ploughing through the mudflat at low tide. Haven't seen these before in the intertidal zone.

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Wavy Volute Amoria undulata

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ben_travaglini

Date

September 14, 2019 01:00 PM AEST

Description

Two live collected specimens showing the variation in aperture colouration. Hundreds of this species congregate in the shallow, intertidal sand flats of North-West Tasmania to breed. These specimens were highly selected among them.

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New Zealand Common Cushion Star Patiriella regularis

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anniejo25

Date

April 27, 2017 04:59 PM CEST

Description

There were thousands of them. Stumbling apon these is still one of the best moments of my life!

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Festive Murex Pteropurpura festiva

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alex_bairstow

Date

December 23, 2018 03:49 PM PST

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Knobbed Triton Snail Charonia lampas

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pbsouthwood

Date

July 19, 2015

Place

Omega Reef (Google, OSM)

Description

Pink lady at Omega Reef


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Shouldered Triton Snail Cabestana tabulata

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ben_travaglini

Date

February 16, 2020 02:24 PM +11

Description

Absolutely stoked to find a live specimen for the first time!
Found on sandy bottom in shallow water at extremely low tide.

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Giant Hairy Triton Snail Monoplex parthenopeus

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johneichler

Date

January 24, 2011 02:39 PM AEDT

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glycymeris

Date

February 9, 2020 02:19 PM NZDT

Description

2-3 mm.
Intertidal, found under a stone.

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Labiate Helmet Snail Semicassis labiata

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daan_hoffmann

Date

August 18, 2014 09:05 PM NZST

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Eleven-armed Sea Star Coscinasterias muricata

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daan_hoffmann

Date

August 18, 2014 09:14 PM NZST

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Quoy's Whelk Cominella quoyana

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daan_hoffmann

Date

August 17, 2014 01:02 PM NZST

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Horse Mussel Atrina zelandica

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daan_hoffmann

Date

August 17, 2014 01:07 PM NZST

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daan_hoffmann

Date

July 26, 2014 01:11 PM NZST

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daan_hoffmann

Date

July 26, 2014 01:51 PM NZST

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Ostrich Foot Snail Struthiolaria papulosa

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daan_hoffmann

Date

July 26, 2014 01:55 PM NZST

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Reef Sea Star Stichaster australis

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daan_hoffmann

Date

May 14, 2014 08:39 PM NZST

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Arabic Volute Alcithoe arabica

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glycymeris

Date

September 15, 2019

Description

Alive, found on sand at low tide.

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Flying Squids Family Ommastrephidae

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aunty

Date

March 29, 2016

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daan_hoffmann

Date

May 11, 2014 10:35 AM NZST

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Southern Cat's Eye Modelia granosa

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daan_hoffmann

Date

March 10, 2014 02:56 PM NZDT

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Atlantic Long-spined Sea Urchin Diadema antillarum

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casseljs

Date

May 28, 2016 11:17 AM EDT

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Spengler's Trumpet Snail Cabestana spengleri

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pamelaviolet

Date

April 15, 2018 09:20 AM AEST

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Giant Hairy Triton Snail Monoplex parthenopeus

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du81iner

Date

September 21, 2019 08:29 AM AEST

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Knobbed Triton Snail Charonia lampas

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glycymeris

Date

January 5, 2020 12:38 PM NZDT

Description

Intertidal, found on tidal flat.

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kelvinperrie

Date

January 11, 2020 05:52 PM NZDT

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jenssommer01

Date

January 17, 2016 02:56 PM AEDT

Description

This snail was massive - probably between 15 and 20 cm in diameter

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Pacific Purple Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

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tadd_k

Date

December 30, 2019 04:29 PM UTC

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glycymeris

Date

December 26, 2019

Description

Lower intertidal / subtidal, many alive individuals were found in sand.
Sorry for bad photo, I used bright light to take these photo. Real one is yellow colour.

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glycymeris

Date

December 26, 2019 12:54 PM NZDT

Description

Intertidal, found under rock.

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Pustular Triton Snail Argobuccinum pustulosum

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pbsouthwood

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

Pustular triton at the Harvest Capella wreck


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American Carrier Shell Xenophora conchyliophora

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sultana

Date

July 8, 2003 11:02 AM -05

Description

Found snorkeling @ 6-8' on sand flat near grass, off beach. Very rare @this location.

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Southern Olive Amalda australis

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glycymeris

Date

June 16, 2019

Description

Living Southern Olive,
found in Mission Bay, -30cm at low tide.

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White Bubble Shell Papawera zelandiae

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crispychipp

Date

April 24, 2017 03:40 PM NZST

Description

Small white bubble shell with shell visible. Animal is 30mm long x 15mm wide and about 10mm high. In shallow pool around high tide region.

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Radiate Limpet Cellana radians

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indeynz

Date

September 16, 2018 02:36 PM NZST

Description

At mid tide on a large rock. This small radians hitching a ride on the back of another.

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Florida Horse Conch Triplofusus giganteus

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dulce2017

Date

December 11, 2017 05:01 PM CST

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Florida Horse Conch Triplofusus giganteus

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kacyanceyc

Date

December 12, 2017 01:27 PM CST

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Florida Horse Conch Triplofusus giganteus

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cpartin

Date

November 14, 2018

Description

A bright orange toungue-like mechanism was protruding from the end of the brown shell.

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Florida Horse Conch Triplofusus giganteus

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aaronramon

Date

May 28, 2019 09:06 AM CDT

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Florida Horse Conch Triplofusus giganteus

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old-bean-adams

Date

December 20, 2006 04:37 AM EST

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Cake Urchin Fellaster zelandiae

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jacqui-nz

Date

June 27, 2018 04:01 PM NZST

Description

Found the 'mother lode', ie treasury, of sand dollars on the eastern side of Cornwallis Peninsula, in a vast meadow of eelgrass (Zostera muelleri), west of the wharf. Hundreds of sand dollars were visible at low tide on muddy 'ponds' in the eel grass.

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Knobbed Triton Snail Charonia lampas

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indeynz

Date

October 27, 2019 12:48 PM NZDT

Description

Alive at low tide, half buried in sand.

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West Indian Sea Egg Tripneustes ventricosus

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victorruano

Date

June 16, 2019 05:51 PM EDT

Description

DCIM\100GOPRO

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Kina Evechinus chloroticus

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tobynz

Date

September 24, 2019 02:39 PM NZST

Description

Encountered on a research dive in port Pegasus

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Cook's Turban Cookia sulcata

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lloyd_esler

Date

January 31, 2013

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Grey Side-gilled Slug Pleurobranchaea maculata

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kelvinperrie

Date

October 4, 2019 02:38 PM NZDT

Description

looking pretty sick

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tangatawhenua

Date

October 13, 2019 02:10 PM NZDT

Description

After reading about the formally described flatworm that lives in the gut of kina i naturally wanted to get photos of it and here it is.

ref: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213224419300987?amp;fbclid=IwAR2Bz6Z-i9urCD1qXnlEL9h5Jzrswlm6pJ-HwiJnnZ5E5_WQk37PzJO6K0g&via%3Dihub

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Māori Octopus Macroctopus maorum

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tangatawhenua

Date

October 13, 2019 02:12 PM NZDT

Description

On The Rock.

After I took photos it grabbed my camera as documented here.
Wheke of Otaipango Tries Photography

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Eleven-armed Sea Star Coscinasterias muricata

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tobynz

Date

September 26, 2019 02:49 PM NZST

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Brown-lined Paperbubble Hydatina physis

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indeynz

Date

October 11, 2019 02:53 PM NZDT

Description

Just below low tide among rocks and sand.

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Snakeskin Chiton Sypharochiton pelliserpentis

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danilo_hegg

Date

September 29, 2019 09:01 PM NZDT

Description

Karitane bioblitz

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Shouldered Triton Snail Cabestana tabulata

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ben_travaglini

Date

April 13, 2019 02:00 PM AEST

Description

Found after storms, originally with periostracum. Best quality and largest specimen I have in my collection (82mm).

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Oriental Tortellini Snail Philine orientalis

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anudibranchmom

Date

October 5, 2017 11:00 AM PDT

Description

Twenty delivered to CAS (total about 150 for the day) to determine species.

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Lobe Shell Philine quadripartita

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gbiscop

Date

August 2, 2019 09:31 PM CEST

Description

Mating (1ste pic), with eggs (2nd pic)

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Spengler's Trumpet Snail Cabestana spengleri

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lloyd_esler

Date

September 22, 2019 12:04 PM NZST

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New Zealand Green-lipped Mussel Perna canaliculus

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shaun-lee

Date

September 21, 2019 11:58 AM NZST

Place

The Noises (Google, OSM)

Description

Green-lipped Mussels growing at <5m on rock.

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Knobbed Triton Snail Charonia lampas

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shaun-lee

Date

September 21, 2019 11:58 AM NZST

Place

The Noises (Google, OSM)

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indeynz

Date

September 21, 2019 04:23 PM NZST

Description

In closed-off stream.

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Atlantic Long-spined Sea Urchin Diadema antillarum

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casseljs

Date

June 7, 2016 04:01 PM EDT

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Pupuharakeke Placostylus ambagiosus

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pjd1

Date

March 22, 2016

Description

Locally common - these specimens (dead) retrieved from where they had washed into pools of water within the numerous ephemeral stream courses lining the cliffs

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White Bubble Shell Papawera zelandiae

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indeynz

Date

September 16, 2019 05:14 PM NZST

Description

In sandy rock pools at low tide

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tam_topes

Date

April 12, 2010

Description

sorry for the poor photo quality. We don't see many of these and this is the only photo I have of one. Very brittle and often end up broken or only see pieces of them in dredge contents if at all. Referred to as a "sea mouse" down this way

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Eleven-armed Sea Star Coscinasterias muricata

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emr_auckland

Date

June 16, 2019 01:08 PM NZST

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Common Sydney Octopus Octopus tetricus

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tangatawhenua

Date

September 5, 2019 01:29 PM NZST

Description

Hanging out with echinoderms.

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jacqui-nz

Date

September 1, 2019 01:54 PM NZST

Description

Foraging in a shallow tide pool, low tide.

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Arabic Volute Alcithoe arabica

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shaun_thompson

Date

November 18, 2017 05:11 PM NZDT

Description

Very abundant in the low tide zone. Some were observed interacting with bivalve species in some way. I suspect they were eating them, or perhaps laying eggs on them (Fourth picture shows this in action with a different gastropod).