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Macroschisma tasmaniae Sowerby, 1866

Distribution: Endemic to Australia: Green Cape, NSW, to SA including Tasmania. Known from NSW from only one specimen, from 50 fathoms off Green Cape. Probably the same as M. bakiei (A. Adams, 1854), from southern WA, which has stronger sculpture.

Fig. 1:  Off Green Cape, NSW, in 50 fathoms (91 m) (C.unregistered)


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