Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Cypraeidae

Monetaria moneta

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Specimens

Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Myora light,  Australia
Size: 31mm    Collected: 1988
Collected live on sand.
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Big Sandy Reef 21-546,  Australia
Size: 20mm    Collected: 1993
At 10 m depth. Taken on scuba.
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Myora light,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1989
under coral slab in 50cm of water on snad, mud and coral rubble bottom 0.4m tide
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Gould Reef,  Australia
Size: 30mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Wreck Island,  Australia
Size: 25mm    Collected: 1975
Under coral slabs on reef.
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Sykes Reef,  Australia
Size: 23mm    Collected: 2019
under slab of dead coral on weather edge of reef.
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Murray Island,  Australia
Size: 29mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Wooli,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1989
found on rocky reef at low tide
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Grand Central Station,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 1998
found dead in sand on coral reef see dive log #28
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Charapoana Island,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in sand on coral reef
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Uepi POint,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 2002
found dead in sand on coral reef
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Madang,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 1973
No data.
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Taurama Beach,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 1984
under a coral rock on reef
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Monetaria moneta
Man Friday Resort,  Fiji
Size: mm    Collected: 1997
found dead in sand in 1 meter of water also observed some specimens on coral reef in 3m of water in same location.