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A 10-day research trip brought together DOC staff and university scientists to ask some interesting questions about the health of the Fiordland (Te Moana o Atawhenua) Marine Area.

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One brave sea lion helped kickstart the population but challenges remain for this incredible species.

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For most of us, peering into rockpools was our entry into the weird and wonderful world of our oceans and nothing could quite beat the sensory thrill of gently sticking your finger into a strange, soft, flower-like creature attached to the walls of the rockpool – its instant recoil usually eliciting a squeal of horror and delight!

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