Species List for Family: Haliotidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Lepetelllida (Order) > Haliotoidea (Superfamily) > Haliotidae
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Haliotis (Padollus) australis
Length 83mm, Width 55mm, Silver Paua, Yellow Foot Paua, Marine, Endemic, More corrugated sculpture than common Paua. Interior is silvery pink with bluish flecks. Animal is black with a yellow foot and tentacles
North, South, Stewart, Chatham, Snares and Auckland Islands ACFMAnE.
Haliotis (Paua) iris
Length 150mm, Width 120mm, Paua, Black-footed Abalone, Marine, Endemic, Interior is brilliant irridescent colouration of blue and green. Exterior almost always encrusted with coralline algae. Animal is black with a dark grey foot
North, South & Chatham Islands ACFME.
Haliotis (Paua) virginea
Length 73mm, Width 45mm, Marine, Endemic, Exterior light reddish brown with greenish stripes. Interior irridescent predominantly red or green. Sculpture of narrow, weakly-developed spiral ribs, poorly developed lamellae. Animal is pale with a white foot
Southern part of North Island, South and Stewart Island ACFE.
Haliotis (Paua) virginea crispata
Length 47mm, Width 28mm, Marine, Endemic, Very fine and narrow spiral ribs, strong lamellae
Northland Peninsula to Mahia ACE.
Haliotis (Paua) virginea huttoni
Length 64mm, Width 45mm, Marine, Endemic, Spiral ribbing wider than virginea
, but weaker than stewartae
Campbell and Auckland Islands AnE.
Haliotis (Paua) virginea stewartae
Jones & Owen, 2004
Length 65mm, Marine, Endemic, Strong, widely separated spiral ribs, and brick red exterior surface
Antipodes and Bounty Islands AnE.