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Key to Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
FW =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda - (Vetigastropoda) - Family: Haliotidae

Haliotidae

 

Genus: Haliotis (Padollus)

 
Length 83mm, Width 55mm, Silver Paua
North, South, Stewart, Chatham, Snares and Auckland Islands [ACFMAnE.]

Genus: Haliotis (Paua)

 
Haliotis (Paua) iris Gmelin, 1791
Length 150mm, Width 120mm, Paua
North, South & Chatham Islands [ACFME.]
Length 73mm, Width 45mm, Narrow, weakly-developed spiral ribs, poorly developed lamellae
Southern part of North Island, South and Stewart Island [ACFE.]
Length 47mm, Width 28mm, Very fine and narrow spiral ribs, strong lamellae
Northland Peninsula to Mahia [ACE.]
Length 64mm, Width 45mm, Spiral ribbing wider than virginea, but weaker than stewartae
Campbell and Auckland Islands [AnE.]
Length 54mm, Width 38mm
Chatham Islands [ME.]
Length 65mm, Strong, widely separated spiral ribs, and brick red exterior surface
Antipodes and Bounty Islands [AnE.]