Haliotis elegans

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Haliotis elegans
Haliotis elegans 001.jpg
View of a shell of Haliotis elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. elegans
Binomial name
Haliotis elegans
Philippi, 1844

Haliotis clathrata Lichtenstein, 1794

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



H. elegans is endemic to the waters off Western Australia.[2]


  1. ^ a b Haliotis elegans Philippi, 1844.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 9 April 2010.
  2. ^ Oliver, A.P.H. (2004). Guide to Seashells of the World. Buffalo: Firefly Books. 23.

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