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]


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


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


  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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