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Toheroa Clam, Paphies ventricosa, NC2013.47

Physical Description

Toheroa shell with both valves present. Outer surface is shiny. Inner surface is stained yellow, possibly from the flesh of the animal.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Valve 1): 13 x 70 x 52mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 13.5 x 70 x 51mm

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