Beach Shell Survey - Tokerau Beach - October 2010

Mussels

  • Kuku / Green lipped mussel
  • Hururoa / Horse mussel

Oyster

  • Tio repe / Rock oyster

Top Shells

  • Wheel Shell

Tough shells

  • Perraro / Scimitar
  • Kaikaikaroro / Triangle shell

Pipi shells

  • Tuatua

Whelks

  • Kakara / Knobbed whelk
  • Spotted whelk
  • Huamutu / Lined whelk

Ostrich foots

  • Totorere / Large ostrich foot

Fan & File shells

  • Tipa / Scallop

Limpets

  • Ngakihi

Murex shells

  • Hopetea / White rock shell

Sunset shells

  • Pipipi / Shining sunset shell

Cockles

  • Small dog cockle

Odd ones out

  • Kotakota Ngu / Rams Horn shell
  • Kina / Sea urchin