Blackfoot paua

Haliotis iris

Summary 5

Haliotis iris, common name paua, blackfoot paua or rainbow abalone, is a species of edible sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones.

Description 6

Size: up to 16 – 18 cm long, minimum legal size 12.5cm

Sources and Credits

  1. Jan Delsing, no known copyright restrictions (public domain), uploaded by Tony Wills, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Haliotis_iris_shell.jpg
  2. Jan Delsing, no known copyright restrictions (public domain), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Haliotis_iris_shell_2.jpg
  3. (c) Nick White, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P%C4%81ua_foot.JPG
  4. (c) H. Zell, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Haliotis_iris_01.JPG
  5. Adapted by Tony Wills from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haliotis_iris
  6. (c) Tony Wills, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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