Haliotis queketti

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Haliotis queketti
Haliotis queketti 001.jpg
Apical view of a shell of Haliotis queketti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. queketti
Binomial name
Haliotis queketti
E.A. Smith, 1910

Haliotis queketti, common name Quekett's abalone, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones.[1]

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 25 mm and 45 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Indian Ocean off Mozambique, the southern coast of South Africa, and off Kenya.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haliotis queketti E.A. Smith, 1910.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 9 April 2010.
  • Geiger D.L. & Owen B. (2012) Abalone: Worldwide Haliotidae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. viii + 361 pp. [29 February 2012] page(s): 115

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