Haliotis walallensis

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Haliotis walallensis
Haliotis walallensis.jpg
Dorsal view of a shell of H. walallensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. walallensis
Binomial name
Haliotis walallensis
Stearns, 1899
Synonyms[1]

Haliotis fulgens var. walallensis Stearns, 1899

Haliotis walallensis, common name the flat 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 reaches 120 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs in the Pacific Ocean from British Columbia to Southern California.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Haliotis walallensis Stearns, 1899.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 9 April 2010.
  • Turgeon, D.D., et al. 1998. Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates of the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26 page(s): 57
  • Geiger D.L. & Poppe G.T. (2000). A Conchological Iconography: The family Haliotidae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. 135pp 83pl
  • Geiger D.L. & Owen B. (2012) Abalone: Worldwide Haliotidae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. viii + 361 pp. page(s): 143

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