New Zealand Marine

New Zealand has a wealth of marine life and one of the largest marine territories.

Many marine species only occur here (endemic). Others occur elsewhere but live or breed in our waters.

Scroll down to view New Zealand marine videos featuring sting rays, snapper, crayfish, blue bottles, limpets, barnacles and more.

The fish page is best by far.

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Fish © image Ken Lonie
ea DragonSea anemone of New Zealand
Anemone
Seahorses & Sea Dragons © image Dr Paddy Ryan
kina or sea egg urchin New ZealandClown Nubibranch New Zealand
Clown Nubibranch © Ken Lonie
Echinoderms (urchins, starfish etc) © Ken Lonie
New Zealand Seal
© Chris McLennan
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