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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The sex ratio (female:male) of Haliotidae has been reported to be approximately 1:1 in Haliotis cracheroidii (Webber & Giese 1969), Haliotis rufescens (Young 1970), Haliotis gigantea, Haliotis sieboldii, Haliotis discus, Haliotis discus hannai (Lee 1974), Haliotis australis (Wilson & Schiel 1995), Haliotis asinina (Capinpin et al.
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.