Haliotis fatui

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Haliotis fatui
Haliotis fatui 001.jpg
View of a shell of Haliotis fatui
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. fatui
Binomial name
Haliotis fatui
Geiger, 1999

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

Description[edit]

The size of the subcircular to oval-oblong shell varies between 30 mm and 60 mm. It is closely related to Haliotis varia Linnaeus, 1758, but differs in its shell and epipodial characters. The coloration of the shell is brown, yellow brown or dark green.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs in the central Indo-Pacific

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haliotis fatui Geiger, 1999.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 9 April 2010.

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