paua

(redirected from Haliotis virginea)
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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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A gradual increase in percent metamorphosis of abalone over 1-2 wk in response to bacteria has been described previously for Haliotis virginea, Haliotis iris (Roberts 2001b) and to a lesser extent Haliotis rufescens (Morse et al.