New Zealand shrimp
Tucked away in a little cave under a ledge in the Bay of Islands I found this bug-eyed beautiful shrimp.
Grey moray eel
Of the species of moray eel found in New Zealand, we commonly see the Grey, Yellow, Speckled, Mosiac and Mottled morays. Grey moray eels tend to be more active during the day than the other morays.
_Ceratosoma amoenum nudibranch reproduction
Ceratosoma amoenum (the Clown nudibranch) is experiencing a boom in numbers on our New Zealand reefs right now. Reproductive behaviour can be observed, both copulation and the laying of egg ribbons.