NZ Mollusca

Bathymodiolus manusensis Hashimoto & Furuta, 2007

Bathymodiolus manusensis
Monowai Seamount, Kermadec Ridge, 1000 metres, approx. 90mm long
Bathymodiolus manusensis
Monowai Seamount, Kermadec Ridge, 1000 metres, approx. 90mm long
Classification: Mollusca - Bivalvia - Pteriomorphia - Mytilida - Mytilidae: Bathymodiolinae - Bathymodiolus
Family: MYTILIDAE: BATHYMODIOLINAE
Distribution: Kermadec Ridge, SSW of Tonga, Monowai Caldera, 1143 metres [K.]
Notes: Vent Mussel
Some known Localities
  • Monowai Seamount, Kermadec Ridge, 1143 metres
References:
  • Hashimoto, J., Furuta, M. 2007: A new species of Bathymodiolus (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from hydrothermal vent communities in the Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea, Venus, 66(1) (p.57)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.