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  • Genus: Maurea

  • Maurea alertae (B.A. Marshall, 1995)
    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.
  • Maurea antipodensis (B.A. Marshall, 1995)
    Length 37mm, Height 34mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Bounty Platform, off Antipodes Islands, 18-103 metres
    AnE.
  • Maurea aupouriana (B.A. 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)
    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 B.A. 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 (B.A. Marshall, 1995)
    Height 16mm, Width 12mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, 30-102 metres
    AE.
  • Maurea granti B.A. Marshall, 1995
    Height 45mm, Width 42mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island, south of East Cape, South, Stewart Snares, Auckland, Campbell and Chatham Islands
    CFMAnE.
  • Maurea jamiesoni (B.A. Marshall, 1995)
    Height 33mm, Width 30mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, northern NZ, 5-128 metres
    AE.
  • Maurea maui (B.A. 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 and the upper North Island down to Kapiti Island and Mahia
    ACE.
  • Maurea pellucida (Valenciennes, 1846)
    Height 48mm, Width 44mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Islands, 0-187 metres
    ACFE.
  • Maurea penniketi (B.A. Marshall, 1995)
    Height 57mm, Width 53mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands and Ranfurly Bank, East Cape. 55-622 metres
    AE.
  • Maurea punctulata (Martyn, 1784)
    Height 48mm, Width 44mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island
    ACFE.
  • Maurea regalis (B.A. Marshall, 1995)
    Height 12.6mm, Width 9.3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, 53-805 metres
    AE.
  • Maurea selecta (Dillwyn, 1817)
    Width 67mm, Height 53mm
    Pale Tiger Shell, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. 0-293 metres
    ACFME.
  • Maurea simulans (B.A. 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)
    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 (W.R.B. Oliver, 1926)
    Width 57mm, Height 49mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands
    ACFME.
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