Cook Islands

Island/Location Rarotonga Is.
Specific location  
Family Pteriidae
Genus/Species Pinctada margaritifera
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date Oct 1931-Nov 1931
Collector/Collection G.P. Whitley
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C374444
Notes Paired valves with ligament (worn). Bryzoan on exterior. 76.99g
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Island/Location Penrhyn Atoll
Specific location  
Family Pteriidae
Genus/Species Pinctada margaritifera
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1931
Collector/Collection G.P. Whitley
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C057434
Notes Articulated with ligament (worn)/Juvinile. Bryzoan on exterior. 7.71g
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Island/Location Aitutaki
Specific location  
Family Cypraeidae
Genus/Species Cypraea tigris
Diet/Habitat Herbivore
Collection date 1925
Collector/Collection Mr. C. Mills
Museum Auckland Museum
Museum aquasition No. AK------
Notes  182.19g
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Island/Location Rarotonga Island
Specific location  
Family Cypraeidae
Genus/Species Cypraea maculifera
Diet/Habitat Herbivore
Collection date 1925
Collector/Collection Mr. C. Mills
Museum Auckland Museum
Museum aquasition No. AK:1850
Notes Juvenile. 8.32g
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Island/Location Rarotonga Island
Specific location  
Family Naticidae
Genus/Species Polinices (mammilla) opaca
Diet/Habitat Carnivore
Collection date 1937
Collector/Collection R.J. Dashwood
Museum National Museum of New Zealand
Museum aquasition No. NMNZ 20009384
Notes Identified as fresh by Bruce Marshall.
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Island/Location Mangaia
Specific location  Reef
Family Conidae
Genus/Species Conus sp.
Diet/Habitat Carnivore
Collection date 1954
Collector/Collection H.E.Fyfe
Museum National Museum of New Zealand
Museum aquasition No. NMNZ 20006311
Notes Identified as fresh by Bruce Marshall.
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Island/Location Mangaia
Specific location Reef
Family Conidae
Genus/Species Conus sp.
Diet/Habitat Carnivore
Collection date 1954
Collector/Collection H.E.Fyfe
Museum National Museum of New Zealand
Museum aquasition No. NMNZ 20006312
Notes Identified as fresh by Bruce Marshall
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Island/Location Mangaia
Specific location  
Family Muricidae
Genus/Species Drupa ricinus
Diet/Habitat Carnivore
Collection date 1924
Collector/Collection P. Marshall
Museum National Museum of New Zealand
Museum aquasition No. NMNZ 200012274
Notes Identified as fresh by Bruce Marshall
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Manahiki
No Photo
Specific location  
Family Cardiidae
Genus/Species Fragum fragum
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1924
Collector/Collection Dr P. Marshall
Museum National Museum of New Zealand
Museum aquasition No. NMNZ 200012095
Notes Fragments only - from edge of shell. Articulated shell ca. 2cm diam. Remainder of shell held in NMNZ
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±