paua

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paua

(ˈpɑːʊɑ)
n
(Animals) an edible abalone, Haliotis iris, of New Zealand, having an iridescent shell used esp for jewellery
[from Māori]
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Roberts (2001b) found inconclusive results regarding the role of biofilm in Haliotis virginea settlement on the CCA Phymatolithon repandum; treatment of the CCA to deplete the surface biofilm affected settlement in some experiments but not in others.
Haliotis virginea is the only species reported that is not induced to metamorphose by a range of GABA concentrations (Roberts 2001).
Roberts (2001b) found gradual induction of metamorphosis in Haliotis iris and Haliotis virginea by bacterial biofilms.