Species Images
From Perseverance Harbour, Campbell Island. 51mm
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 approxomation 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

Haliotis (Paua) virginea huttoni Filhol, 1880

Classification:Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda
Family:HALIOTIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 64mm, Width 45mm
Distribution:Campbell and Auckland Islands
Geographical Range:AnE.
Notes:
Spiral ribbing wider than virginea, but weaker than stewartae
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.37)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.