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Watch the videos and try to fill out the survey data sheet with the % coverage of seaweed and estimate the numbers of each species of animal observed. The seashore guides below will help you identify which species have been found.

While doing this activity think about the following:

  • Describe what was easy or hard about doing the Marine Metre² survey.
  • What are the differences and similarities between Auckland and Dunedin’s rocky shores?
  • How does your local shore differ?

Southern Rocky Shore Guide



Northern Rocky Shore Guide