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The very rare Cassid from deep water off the North Island
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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

Eudolium bairdii (Verrill & Smith, 1881)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda
Family:TONNIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 50mm, Width 25mm
Distribution:Atlantic, Mediterranean and Indo-West Pacific, 17-823 metres (deepest alive 560 metres). Bay of Plenty, 380-420 metres
Geographical Range:A
References and Publications:
  • Vos, C. 2007: A Conchological Iconography 13, The family Tonnidae, ConchBooks, Hackenheim, Germany (p.22)
  • Marshall, B.A. 1992: A revision of the Recent species of Eudolium Dall, 1889 (Gastropoda: Tonnoidea), The Nautilus, 106(1) (p.33)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.

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