AUSTRALASIAN Temperate Ocean
invertebrates

The various invertebrates underneath the chilly temperate waters of New Zealand and southern Australia...

Phylum Cnidaria: Corals and Sea Jellies

Order Antipatharia: Black Corals

Antipathella (previously Antipathes) fiordensis, 'Black Coral' (Milford Sound Observatory, New Zealand).

Phylum Annelida

Class Polychaeta

Order Sabellida

Protula sp. (Milford Sound Underwater Observatory, New Zealand).

Phylum Echinodermata: 'Sea Stars', 'Sea Cucumbers' etc

Family Asteriidae

Coscinasterias calamaria, 'Eleven-armed Sea-star' (Milford Sound Observatory, New Zealand). Found along southern Australia and New Zealand shores. 


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