Supriya Ghosh

Haliotis pourtalesii aurantium

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Superfamily  Haliotoidea
Scientific name  Haliotis aurantium
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Vetigastropoda
Family  Haliotidae
Rank  Species
Similar  Haliotis pourtalesii, Haliotis, Haliotis jacnensis, Haliotis rugosa

Haliotis pourtalesii aurantium is a subspecies of edible sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones. This is a Western Atlantic species.

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Description

The size of the shell varies between 9 mm and 20 mm.

Distribution

This species occurs off Brazil.

References

Haliotis pourtalesii aurantium Wikipedia


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