Toheroa

Toheroa
Date
September 1968
Ref
EP/1968/4058
Description

Photograph of a toheroa in shallow water on a beach, taken ca September 1968 by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.

Caption - Original Evening Post caption reads: "Plump and succulent, this a toheroa. Admired by the gourmet and sought by hundreds who seldom find, he is plentiful on many beaches at Wellington's back door. This photograph shows the feeding suckers, elastic syphons which periscope to the sand surface, and the flat shovel-like tongue which is beginning to dig an escape."

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Cellulose triacetate negative 5.7 x 5.7 cm

Finding Aids: Print available in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations files at EP-NZ Zoology-Fish-Toheroa (17/4).

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Acetate negatives, Cellulose triacetate negative 5.7 x 5.7 cm, Orientation: Square image
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