toheroa


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toheroa

a bivalve mollusc, Amphidesma (or Semele) ventricosum, of New Zealand
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The toheroa fishery was closed across New Zealand 35 years ago after toheroa numbers began to plummet.
Ministry for Primary Industries spokesman Steve Rudsdale says the incident is extremely disappointing especially when toheroa on 90 mile Beach are just beginning to re-establish themselves.
Mr Rudsdale says its important to know the difference between toheroa and the more common tuatua.