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Southern and Northern Rocky Shore Guides are a great for taking to the beach and identifying the common plants and animals. The guides have an excellent photograph, common and scientific name and maximum size for each species. Available on waterproof paper and in Te Reo. Copies can be ordered or downloaded from the NZ Marine Studies Centre.
Seashells: A Life-size Photo Guide to More Than 100 of New Zealand's M
Handy wallet-style folder containing lift-out full colour identification guide. It is printed on environmentally-friendly waterproof/tearproof plastic paper and the folder contains extra information relating to finding seashells in New Zealand.
New Zealand Marine Life Application just released by Auckland Museum will be a great help when trying to identify marine creatures on the New Zealand seahore. It features 130 of the most common coastal-dwelling marine mammals, reptiles, fish, shellfish, invertebrates, seaweeds and plants. This easy-to-use reference combines stunning imagery with information on each of the featured animal or plant’s biology, identifying characteristics, diet, habitat, native and endangered status.