Silver Paua or Queen Paua

Haliotis australis

Summary 5

Haliotis australis, common name the "queen paua", is a species of edible sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones. It is endemic to New Zealand.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Femorale, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.femorale.com/shellphotos/detail.asp?species=Haliotis%20australis%20Gmelin,%201791
  2. (c) Tony Wills, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1515238
  3. (c) Tony Wills, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/1818361
  4. (c) Tony Wills, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1515223
  5. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haliotis_australis

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