Haliotis pustulata

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Haliotis pustulata
Haliotis pustulata 001.jpg
Top view of a shell of Haliotis pustulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. pustulata
Binomial name
Haliotis pustulata
Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis (Sulculus) pustulata Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis cruenta Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis jousseaumi Mabille, 1888
  • Haliotis multiperforata Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis scutulum Reeve, 1846

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


The size of the shell varies between 25 mm and 60 mm.


This marine species occurs in the Red Sea and in the western part of the Indian Ocean.


  1. ^ a b Haliotis pustulata Reeve, 1846.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 9 April 2010.
  • Kilburn R.N. (1972). Taxonomic notes on South African marine Mollusca, with the description of new species and subspecies of Conus, Nassarius, Vexillum and Demoulia. Annals of the Natal Museum 21(2):391-437
  • Geiger D.L. & Poppe G.T. (2000). A Conchological Iconography: The family Haliotidae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. 135pp 83pls
  • Geiger D.L. & Owen B. (2012) Abalone: Worldwide Haliotidae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. viii + 361 pp. [29 February 2012] page(s): 113

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