Haliotis clathrata

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Haliotis clathrata
A shell of Abalone clathrata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. clathrata
Binomial name
Haliotis clathrata
Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis crebrisculpta G.B. Sowerby III, 1914
  • Haliotis tuvuthaensis Ladd in Ladd & Hofmeister, 1945
  • Haliotis venusta A. Adams & Reeve, 1848

Haliotis clathrata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones.[1]

This species also occurs in a different form: Haliotis clathrata f. tomricei Patamakanthin, 2002



This marine species occurs in the Indo-Pacific and Central Pacific Region:Aldabra, Chagos, Comores, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, and the Seychelles


  1. ^ a b Haliotis clathrata Reeve, 1846.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 October 2010.
  • Geiger D.L. & Poppe G.T. (2000). A Conchological Iconography: The family Haliotidae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. 135pp 83pls.

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