Off Kermadec Islands and Three Kings Islands. Trawled around 1000-1400 metres
References and Publications
Marshall, B.A. 2001 The genus Acesta H. & A. Adams, 1858 in the south-west Pacific (Bivalvia: Limidae). p97-109 in P. Bouchet and B.A. Marshall (eds) Tropical Deep-sea Benthos, volume 22, Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 185 (p.103) Original Description
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 approximation 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