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Hunt for Syndesmis kurakaikina - New Species of Flatworm

If you eat kina then the next time you are going to have a feed, get your trusty camera ready then look for the new species of flatworm that has been formally described called Syndesmis kurakaikina and lives in the gut of kina.

It is tiny and is circled in photo B. Photo C shows it and the bar represents 1mm

Image taken from the Full Article

Happy eating and happy hunting!

Posted on September 25, 2019 22:49 by tangatawhenua tangatawhenua | 1 comments | Leave a comment
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Here are some rarely seen sea creatures so next time you are at the beach, keep an eye out for them and add them here - they may not be as uncommon as our NW records show.

MUST HAVE RULES
Initially no more than 5 NZ obs OR
No more than 2 locations
No fresh water obs - salt water creatures only

NICE TO HAVE
Tidal zone and Habitat
(ie: in a rock pool, ...more ↓

Mini tangatawhenua created this project on March 20, 2017

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