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Fiona pinnata (Eschscholtz, 1831)Species Images
Washed up in the Far North, on a plastic bottle covered in Goose Barnacles. ~20-25mm
Fiona pinnata (Eschscholtz, 1831)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Euthyneura (Infraclass) > Ringipleura (Subterclass) > Nudipleura (Superorder) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Cladobranchia (Suborder) > Fionoidea (Superfamily) > Fionidae (Family) > Fiona (Genus) > pinnata (Species)
Family:
FIONIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 40mm (animal)
Distribution:
North, South Chatham, Campbell Islands. Also Mediterranean Sea, Western Atlantic, California and Australia
Geographical Range:
ACFMAn
Notes:
Marine, Pelagic. Wide ranging pelagic species, attached to drifting kelp, wood or any other floating material
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Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing 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 approximation 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
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil