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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

Hyalopecten hadalis (Knudsen, 1970)

Classification:Bivalvia - Autobranchia - Pectinida
Family:PECTINIDAE: PECTININAE
Size/Grows to:Height 13.2mm
Distribution:Off Lord Howe Island, Kermadec Trench and Hikurangi Trench, 1808-6730 metres
Geographical Range:K.
References and Publications:
  • Dijkstra, H., Marshall, B.A. 2008: The Recent Pectinoidea of the New Zealand region (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae, Pectinidae and Spondylidae), Molluscan Research, 28 (p.42)
  • Dijkstra, H. 1995: Bathyal Pectinoidea (Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae, Entoliidae, Pectinidae) from New Caledonia and adjacent areas. Resultats des Campagnes Musorstom volume 14, Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 167 (p.48)
  • Knudsen, J. 1970: The systematics and biology of abyssal and hadal Bivalvia, Galathea Report, 11 (p.98)