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Haliotis rugosa

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Superfamily  Haliotoidea
Scientific name  Haliotis rugosa
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Vetigastropoda
Family  Haliotidae
Rank  Species
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Haliotis rugosa, common name the many-holed abalone, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones.

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Haliotis rugosa Reeve, 1846 is a homonym of Haliotis tuberculata Linnaeus, 1758.

Subspecies
  • Haliotis rugosa multiperforata Reeve, 1846
  • Haliotis rugosa pustulata Reeve, 1846 (distribution: off Madagascar and the east coast of Africa, to the Red Sea and east to Yemen)
  • Haliotis rugosa rodriguensis Owen, 2013 (distribution: Rodrigues Island, Mascarene Islands, Indian Ocean)
  • Haliotis rugosa rugosa Lamarck, 1822
  • Description

    The size of the shell varies between 30 mm and 70 mm.

    Distribution

    This species occurs in the Western Indian Ocean off RĂ©union and Mauritius.

    References

    Haliotis rugosa Wikipedia