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Delectopecten fosterianus (Powell, 1933)Species Images
On deep sea cable, approx. 1100 metres, W of New Plymouth. 16mm
Delectopecten fosterianus (Powell, 1933)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Pteriomorphia (Subclass) > Pectinida (Order) > Pectinoidea (Superfamily) > Pectinidae (Family) > Camptonectinae (Subfamily) > Delectopecten (Genus) > fosterianus (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
PECTINIDAE: CAMPTONECTINAE
Size/Grows to:
Width 18mm, Height 19mm
Distribution:
North and South Island, and Chatham Rise. Trawled from 350-1550 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFM
Notes:
Marine
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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