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]


The size of the shell varies between 20 mm and 40 mm.


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

Haliotis unilateralis


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

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