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Common Bonnet Snail Casmaria erinaceus

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tgosliner

Date

March 21, 2008 03:46 AM PDT

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Brown Bubble Shell Bulla quoyii

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lcolmer

Date

June 29, 2020 07:00 PM NZST

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stephen_thorpe

Date

February 3, 2021 09:38 AM NZDT

Description

Manukau Harbour seashore at Blockhouse Bay, Auckland. One empty but intact shell under an upper intertidal rock.

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Grey Side-gilled Sea Slug Pleurobranchaea maculata

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chicky67

Date

January 30, 2021 10:37 AM NZDT

Description

Eggs.

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Pear Bonnet Snail Semicassis pyrum

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simonf7532

Date

September 17, 2015 09:41 AM NZST

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Reef Sea Star Stichaster australis

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crispychipp

Date

January 6, 2021 09:30 AM NZDT

Description

Ejecting a stream of fliud from the top at regular intervals.

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Tiger Topsnail Maurea tigris

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apteryx54

Date

January 15, 2021 03:34 PM NZDT

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Spengler's Trumpet Snail Cabestana spengleri

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sharejosie

Date

December 8, 2020 09:38 AM +11

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New Zealand Cockle Austrovenus stutchburyi

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dave_holland

Date

December 10, 2020 11:58 AM NZDT

Description

snorkeling

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Green Top Snail Coelotrochus viridis

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glycymeris

Date

July 10, 2020

Description

Lower intertidal, found on rocks surrounded by sandy mudflat in the lagoon.
2nd photo is the condition of the specimen before cleaning.
The foot was with black and white spots when alive.

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Knobbed Triton Snail Charonia lampas

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simonf7532

Date

October 17, 2009 09:07 AM NZDT

Description

Predation on a starfish. Charonia are really fast, the starfish escaped with the loss of an arm

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Genus Doto

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simonf7532

Date

October 21, 2011 10:01 AM NZDT

Description

These were in the same place in Spring at Mathesons for about 3 years until the thecate hydroids were no longer healthy.

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Southern Baeolidia Baeolidia australis

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simonf7532

Date

September 17, 2015 09:53 AM NZST

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simonf7532

Date

December 21, 2013 01:29 PM NZDT

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Winged Thecacera Thecacera pennigera

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simonf7532

Date

July 31, 2010 10:35 AM NZST

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simonf7532

Date

January 2, 2010 03:42 PM NZDT

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Swallowtail Headshield Slug Chelidonura hirundinina

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simonf7532

Date

April 10, 2011 01:54 PM NZST

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Ragged Seahare Bursatella leachii

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simonf7532

Date

June 23, 2016 10:30 AM NZST

Description

old image, location to within 50 meters

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Blunt-tipped Olive Amalda mucronata

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lcolmer

Date

June 29, 2020 07:13 PM NZST

Description

This guy hardly showed it's shell at all (just see a small amount of it in the last photo.) When flipped over, it didn't retreat into it's shell. It simply righted itself and continued on (as shown in the photos)

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simonf7532

Date

November 20, 2020 09:46 AM NZDT

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glycymeris

Date

October 14, 2020

Description

The date is tentative.
This specimen is from the Auckland shell auction 2020, It was pretty expensive but gorgeous specimen,

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Mud Whelk Cominella glandiformis

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glycymeris

Date

November 15, 2020 11:20 AM NZDT

Description

Intertidal, found under a isolated rock on muddy sand at low tide. Laying eggs.

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Giant Hairy Triton Snail Monoplex parthenopeus

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lcolmer

Date

November 13, 2020 02:50 PM NZDT

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Red Opal Top Shell Micrelenchus purpureus

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lcolmer

Date

November 13, 2020 03:41 PM NZDT

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Quoy's Whelk Cominella quoyana

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lcolmer

Date

November 7, 2020 05:39 PM NZDT

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lcolmer

Date

November 7, 2020 06:25 PM NZDT

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New Zealand Hermit Crab Pagurus novizealandiae

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autsquidlab

Date

September 26, 2020 12:57 PM NZST

Description

5m depth on silty/sandy bottom

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Grey Side-gilled Sea Slug Pleurobranchaea maculata

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simonf7532

Date

November 9, 2020 10:37 AM NZDT

Description

Eggs on the stem of Sabella spallanzanii

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wild_wind

Date

December 31, 2018 12:17 PM NZDT

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Finescale Triggerfish Balistes polylepis

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underwaterpat

Date

December 31, 2017 04:28 PM PST

Description

25 feet deep, just off number 9 or 10

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Seven-armed Star Astrostole scabra

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lcolmer

Date

October 25, 2020 12:15 PM NZDT

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lcolmer

Date

October 30, 2020 06:53 PM NZDT

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glycymeris

Date

October 4, 2020 06:11 PM NZDT

Description

Approx 4mm width.
Intertidal, very common among Perna canaliculus and kelps. Very active.

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Speckled Whelk Cominella adspersa

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lcolmer

Date

October 9, 2020 02:04 PM NZDT

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Southern Olive Amalda australis

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lcolmer

Date

October 9, 2020 02:23 PM NZDT

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Apodids Order Apodida

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stephen_thorpe

Date

October 10, 2020

Description

Manukau Harbour seashore at Blockhouse Bay, Auckland. Partly buried in mud under an upper intertidal rock.

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Horse Mussel Atrina zelandica

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craigwilson10

Date

September 20, 2020 04:50 PM NZST

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aucklandmuseum

Date

August 16, 1932 07:09 PM NZMT

Description

Maoricolpus finlayi
Holotype
Collection method: dredge, conical
Collected: 16 August 1932
Collected by: A. W. B. Powell, R.R.S. Discovery II Expedition
https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_naturalsciences-object-206292

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Reef Sea Star Stichaster australis

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lukas932

Date

August 9, 2020 12:12 AM NZST

Description

10 m depth

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wild_wind

Date

August 5, 2020

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wild_wind

Date

January 4, 2019 09:49 AM NZDT

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predomalpha

Date

February 13, 2020 08:55 PM NZDT

Description

Under a rock just below low tide.

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lcolmer

Date

July 26, 2020 11:33 AM NZST

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New Zealand Cockle Austrovenus stutchburyi

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tony_wills

Date

December 5, 2017 06:20 PM NZDT

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Brown Bubble Shell Bulla quoyii

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lcolmer

Date

June 22, 2020 06:50 PM NZST

Description

An extremely dense area of these bubble snails

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Giant Heart Urchin Brissus gigas

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daan_hoffmann

Date

June 27, 2017 06:57 PM NZST

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Admiral Cone Conus ammiralis

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craigjhowe

Date

October 31, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

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Parore Girella tricuspidata

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shaun-lee

Date

January 25, 2018 03:18 PM NZDT

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eva_patai

Date

May 8, 2020 04:52 PM NZST

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lcolmer

Date

May 22, 2020 10:37 AM NZST

Description

Many specimens of various sizes seen in a small area

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sebastiandoak

Date

May 10, 2020 01:39 PM NZST

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Spengler's Trumpet Snail Cabestana spengleri

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tonydiver

Date

May 9, 2020 10:10 AM AEST

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Knobbed Triton Snail Charonia lampas

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lcolmer

Date

May 10, 2020 03:25 PM NZST

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Calf Cowry Lyncina vitellus

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wonderers

Date

March 4, 2020 08:51 AM +13

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Lined Whelk Buccinulum linea

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glycymeris

Date

May 6, 2020 03:54 PM NZST

Description

Found under ledges at very low tide. Laying eggs.

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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 22, 2014 08:26 AM NZDT

Description

Very small red "clams." Smaller than a Little Black Mussel.

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Brown Argonaut Argonauta hians

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mbartick

Date

January 24, 2018 08:58 AM EST

Description

Argo, A. hians riding jellyfish

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prlsouthtaranaki

Date

December 11, 2019 03:04 PM NZDT

Place

Missing Location

Description

Obtained during a shell hash collection

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Australian Trumpet Syrinx aruanus

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manicatus

Date

March 14, 2020 02:27 PM HST

Place

omeo wreck (Google, OSM)

Description

large marine snail. Roughly 70-80cm long

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gonzalopatagonia

Date

April 1, 2019 11:40 AM -03

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Red-lined Bubble Snail Bullina lineata

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lcolmer

Date

March 22, 2020 12:47 PM NZDT

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Jeweled Top Snail Calliostoma annulatum

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mcduck

Date

December 4, 1987

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Imperial Nudibranch Hypselodoris imperialis

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davidr

Date

April 10, 2016 02:03 AM HST

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Eleven-armed Sea Star Coscinasterias muricata

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bowenvale321

Date

August 4, 2019 03:50 PM AEST

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lloyd_esler

Date

March 16, 2020 05:44 AM NZDT

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Tuatua Paphies subtriangulata

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shona_t

Date

June 22, 2016 04:31 PM NZST

Description

Northern tuatua at top.
60 x 40 x 12hi for half

(Southern tuatua Paphies donacina at bottom
60 x 40 x 8 )

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Arabic Volute Alcithoe arabica

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lloyd_esler

Date

February 2, 2014

Description

Arabic volute. Several ploughing through the mudflat at low tide. Haven't seen these before in the intertidal zone.

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Wavy Volute Amoria undulata

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ben_travaglini

Date

September 14, 2019 01:00 PM AEST

Description

Two live collected specimens showing the variation in aperture colouration. Hundreds of this species congregate in the shallow, intertidal sand flats of North-West Tasmania to breed. These specimens were highly selected among them.

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New Zealand Common Cushion Star Patiriella regularis

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anniejo25

Date

April 27, 2017 04:59 PM CEST

Description

There were thousands of them. Stumbling apon these is still one of the best moments of my life!

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Festive Murex Pteropurpura festiva

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alex_bairstow

Date

December 23, 2018 03:49 PM PST

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Knobbed Triton Snail Charonia lampas

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pbsouthwood

Date

July 19, 2015

Place

Omega Reef (Google, OSM)

Description

Pink lady at Omega Reef


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Shouldered Triton Snail Cabestana tabulata

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ben_travaglini

Date

February 16, 2020 02:24 PM +11

Description

Absolutely stoked to find a live specimen for the first time!
Found on sandy bottom in shallow water at extremely low tide.

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Giant Hairy Triton Snail Monoplex parthenopeus

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johneichler

Date

January 24, 2011 02:39 PM AEDT

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glycymeris

Date

February 9, 2020 02:19 PM NZDT

Description

2-3 mm.
Intertidal, found under a stone.

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Labiate Helmet Snail Semicassis labiata

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daan_hoffmann

Date

August 18, 2014 09:05 PM NZST

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Eleven-armed Sea Star Coscinasterias muricata

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daan_hoffmann

Date

August 18, 2014 09:14 PM NZST

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Quoy's Whelk Cominella quoyana

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daan_hoffmann

Date

August 17, 2014 01:02 PM NZST

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Horse Mussel Atrina zelandica

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daan_hoffmann

Date

August 17, 2014 01:07 PM NZST

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daan_hoffmann

Date

July 26, 2014 01:11 PM NZST

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daan_hoffmann

Date

July 26, 2014 01:51 PM NZST

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Ostrich Foot Snail Struthiolaria papulosa

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daan_hoffmann

Date

July 26, 2014 01:55 PM NZST

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Reef Sea Star Stichaster australis

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daan_hoffmann

Date

May 14, 2014 08:39 PM NZST

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Arabic Volute Alcithoe arabica

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glycymeris

Date

September 15, 2019

Description

Alive, found on sand at low tide.

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Purpleback Squid Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis

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aunty

Date

March 29, 2016

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Tiger Topsnail Maurea tigris

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daan_hoffmann

Date

May 11, 2014 10:35 AM NZST

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Southern Cat's Eye Modelia granosa

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daan_hoffmann

Date

March 10, 2014 02:56 PM NZDT

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Atlantic Long-spined Sea Urchin Diadema antillarum

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casseljs

Date

May 28, 2016 11:17 AM EDT

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Spengler's Trumpet Snail Cabestana spengleri

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pamelaviolet

Date

April 15, 2018 09:20 AM AEST

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Giant Hairy Triton Snail Monoplex parthenopeus

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du81iner

Date

September 21, 2019 08:29 AM AEST

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Knobbed Triton Snail Charonia lampas

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glycymeris

Date

January 5, 2020 12:38 PM NZDT

Description

Intertidal, found on tidal flat.

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kelvinperrie

Date

January 11, 2020 05:52 PM NZDT

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jenssommer01

Date

January 17, 2016 02:56 PM AEDT

Description

This snail was massive - probably between 15 and 20 cm in diameter

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Pacific Purple Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

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tadd_k

Date

December 30, 2019 04:29 PM UTC

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glycymeris

Date

December 26, 2019

Description

Lower intertidal / subtidal, many alive individuals were found in sand.
Sorry for bad photo, I used bright light to take these photo. Real one is yellow colour.

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glycymeris

Date

December 26, 2019 12:54 PM NZDT

Description

Intertidal, found under rock.

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Pustular Triton Snail Argobuccinum pustulosum

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pbsouthwood

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

Pustular triton at the Harvest Capella wreck


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American Carrier Shell Xenophora conchyliophora

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sultana

Date

July 8, 2003 11:02 AM -05

Description

Found snorkeling @ 6-8' on sand flat near grass, off beach. Very rare @this location.

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Southern Olive Amalda australis

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glycymeris

Date

June 16, 2019

Description

Living Southern Olive,
found in Mission Bay, -30cm at low tide.

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White Bubble Shell Papawera zelandiae

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crispychipp

Date

April 24, 2017 03:40 PM NZST

Description

Small white bubble shell with shell visible. Animal is 30mm long x 15mm wide and about 10mm high. In shallow pool around high tide region.