Haliotis unilateralis

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Haliotis unilateralis
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Haliotis unilateralis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. unilateralis
Binomial name
Haliotis unilateralis
Lamarck, 1822

Haliotis unilateralis 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 20 mm and 40 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Red Sea and in the Indian Ocean off Aldabra, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, and Tanzania.

Haliotis unilateralis

References[edit]

  • Geiger D.L. & Poppe G.T. (2000). A Conchological Iconography: The family Haliotidae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. 135pp 83pls.

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