Haliotis marmorata

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Haliotis marmorata
Haliotis marmorata 002.jpg
Apical view of a shell of Haliotis marmorata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. marmorata
Binomial name
Haliotis marmorata
Linnaeus, 1758[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Haliotis desussata Philippi, 1850
  • Haliotis guineensis Gmelin, 1791
  • Haliotis rosacea Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis strigata Weinkauff, 1883
  • Haliotis virginea Reeve, 1846

Haliotis marmorata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones.[2][3][4]

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 40 mm and 60 mm

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off Senegal to Gabon and off São Tomé and Principe

References[edit]

  1. ^ Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.. World Register of Marine Species, Retrieved 2013-02-02.
  2. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Haliotis marmorata Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=445367 on 2013-02-02
  3. ^ Geiger D.L. & Poppe G.T. (2000). A Conchological Iconography: The family Haliotidae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. 135pp 83pls.
  4. ^ Geiger D.L. & Owen B. (2012) Abalone: Worldwide Haliotidae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. viii + 361 pp. (29 February 2012)

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