8 September - 3 December 2023 Last Days
Open daily 10am to 5pm
Discover crustaceans’ smart survival tricks in this mini exhibition with real specimens and hands-on interactives.
Crabs, lobsters, shrimp – they’re Aotearoa New Zealand’s most famous crustaceans. Now meet the wider gang, from barnacles with superglue to slaters in the backyard. Explore the unique features of five marine crustaceans, and take a dive into their world.
Created by Te Papa in collaboration with NIWA Taihoro Nukurangi.
Image credit: Rock lobster phyllosoma, Alexander Semenov.