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  • Genus: Maurea

  • Maurea antipodensis Marshall, 1995
    Length 37mm, Height 34mm, Marine, Endemic
    Bounty Platform, off Antipodes Islands, 18-103 metres AnE.
  • Maurea aupouriana Marshall, 1995
    Height 8.6mm, Width 6.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, Mayor Island, East Cape, 102-128 metres AE.
  • Maurea benthicola (Dell, 1950)
    Width 22mm, Height 21mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Rise, South Island CE.
  • Maurea blacki (Powell, 1950)
    (=Thoristella chathamensis profunda Dell)
    Height 50mm, Width 50mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island, off Eastern Otago CFMAnE.
  • Maurea eltanini (Dell, 1990)
    Height 33.8mm, Width 32.9mm, Marine
    Eltanin Fracture Zone (mid-South Pacific), Chatham Rise, Bollons Seamount (S of Chatham Islands), and southern Tasmania, 890-1450 metres M
  • Maurea eminens Marshall, 1995
    Height 51mm, Width 45mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Antipodes Islands, 13-123 metres AnE.
  • Maurea foveauxana (Dell, 1950)
    Height 65mm, Width 60mm, Marine, Endemic
    South-eastern South Island, Stewart Island and the Snares, 73-549 metres FE.
  • Maurea gibbsorum Marshall, 1995
    Height 16mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, 30-102 metres AE.
  • Maurea granti Marshall, 1995
    (=multigemmata Powell, =ampla Powell)
    Height 45mm, Width 42mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island, south of East Cape, South, Stewart Snares, Auckland, Campbell and Chatham Islands CFMAnE.
  • Maurea jamiesoni Marshall, 1995
    Height 33mm, Width 30mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, northern NZ, 5-128 metres AE.
  • Maurea maui Marshall, 1995
    Width 45mm, Height 42mm, Marine, Endemic
    Cook Strait, NE South Island, Chatham Rise, 140-490 metres CME.
  • Maurea megaloprepes (Tomlin, 1948)
    Height 38mm, Width 42mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Macquarie Island, 80-120 metres AnE.
  • Maurea osbornei Powell, 1926
    Height 37mm, Width 28mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands down to Kapati Island ACE.
  • Maurea pellucida (Valenciennes, 1846)
    (=spiratum Oliver)
    Height 48mm, Width 44mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Islands, 0-187 metres ACFE.
  • Maurea penniketi Marshall, 1995
    Height 57mm, Width 53mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands and Ranfurly Bank, East Cape. 55-622 metres AE.
  • Maurea punctulata (Martyn, 1784)
    (=stewartiana Oliver, =urbanior Finlay)
    Height 48mm, Width 44mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island ACFE.
  • Maurea regale Marshall, 1995
    Height 12.6mm, Width 9.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, 53-805 metres AE.
  • Maurea selecta (Dillwyn, 1817)
    (=cunninghami Griffith & Pidgeon, =pagoda Oliver, =regifica Finlay)
    Width 67mm, Height 53mm, Pale Tiger Shell, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. 0-293 metres ACFME.
  • Maurea simulans Marshall, 1994
    Height 61mm, Width 58mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off New Plymouth, off Cape Palliser south to Banks Peninsula, Chatham Rise, and off Bounty and Campbell Islands. Challenger Plateau, Cook Str, Banks Pen, Campbell Plateau, Chatham Rise, 183-410 metres CFMAnE.
  • Maurea spectabilis (A. Adams, 1855)
    Height 56mm, Width 47mm, Marine, Endemic
    Auckland and Campbell Islands. 0-146 metres AnE.
  • Maurea tigris (Gmelin, 1791)
    (=chathamensis Dell,1950)
    Height 104mm, Width 97mm, Tiger Shell, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Maurea turnerarum (Powell, 1964)
    Width 80mm, Height 58mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island, deep water AE.
  • Maurea waikanae Oliver, 1926
    (=forsteriana Dell, =morioria Powell, =haurakiensis Dell)
    Width 57mm, Height 49mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Maurea (Alertalex) alertae Marshall, 1995
    (=blacki Dell)
    Width 25mm, Height 28mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland to Bay of Plenty, Chatham Rise, Bounty Plateau and Auckland Islands. Trawled from around 280-850 metres ACFMAnE.
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.
Kermadec Islands
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
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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