paua

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paua

an edible abalone, Haliotis iris, of New Zealand, having an iridescent shell used esp for jewellery

paua

[pau̇·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
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ABSTRACT Haliotis australis is a medium-size New Zealand abalone with aquaculture potential.
KEY WORDS: abalone larval settlement, Haliotis australis, biofilm, trail mucus, GABA, orientation
Haliotis australis Gmelin 1791 is a medium-size abalone, commonly reaching approximately 100 mm in shell length, and endemic to New Zealand.