Species Images
Monowai Seamount, Kermadec Ridge, 1143 metres
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

Bathymodiolus manusensis Hashimoto & Furuta, 2007

Classification:Bivalvia - Autobranchia - Mytiloida
Family:MYTILIDAE: BATHYMODIOLINAE
Distribution:Kermadec Ridge, SSW of Tonga, Monowai Caldera, 1143 metres
Geographical Range:K.
Notes:
Vent Mussel
References and Publications:
  • Hashimoto, J., Furuta, M. 2007: A new species of Bathymodiolus (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from hydrothermal vent communities in the Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea, Venus, 66(1) (p.57)