Haliotis asinina   Linnaeus,  1758 (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Haliotidae

Description
Size: 70 mm in length.

Color: Surface green and mottled with dark green.

Shell is slender, long and half wide, outer surface smooth except for growth striae and a few concentric ridges around the spire, spire slightly elevated. 4 concentric ridges between the holes and left edge of the shell. Holes seven, broad, not elevated and progressively decreasing in size from the anterior end.


Synonym (s)
Haliotis asinum Donovan, 1808

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune

Page last updated on:2012-05-28

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