This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.
Up-to-date information can be found elsewhere in Te Ara.
This fish has the common, white, elongated shell with the
apex at the middle. It is abundant in sandy and silty mud in
estuaries and harbours. It was a favourite food of the
by Arthur William Baden Powell, Assistant
Director, Auckland Institute and Museum.
Arthur William Baden Powell, Assistant Director, Auckland Institute and Museum.
Last updated 22-Apr-09