Marine. The species currently classified as Tonna cumingii in New Zealand could possibly be a new/different species or even more than one species. Until further research has been published, the current name of Tonna cumingii is used here
References and Publications
Vos, C. 2007A Conchological Iconography 13, The family Tonnidae, ConchBooks, Hackenheim, Germany (p.79)
Paul, W.J. Mar/1979 New Zealand Tonnidae, Cookia, 3(1) (p.19)
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.161)
Powell, A.W.B. 1976 On the considerable influx of warm water molluscs that have invaded northern New Zealand waters within recent years, Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 13 (p.149)
Powell, A.W.B. 1971 New Zealand Molluscan Systematics with Descriptions of New Species: Part 7, Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 8 (p.215)
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.
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island