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Toheroa Clam, Paphies ventricosa, NC2013.44

Physical Description

Single valve of a toheroa shell. Outer surface is stained with a reddish brown colour from iron-rich sand. Two growth lines near the hinge are coarse and have the appearance of cracks in the shell however they are stable so not cracks.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 15 x 96 x 67mm

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