Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Nerita polita

Linnaeus, 1758


Shelly Beach,  Australia
Size: 20mm    Collected: 2018
On algae covered rock platform at low tide.

Orpheus Island,  Australia
Size: 15mm    Collected: 1961
No data.

Stanage Bay, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 13.48mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from on rocks on wave zone at 1 m by hand [low tide] at low tide. Collected by Tim Murrell 10/9/2022

Bowen,  Australia
Size: 20mm    Collected: 1991
On sea grass bed at edge of water on low tide.

Keppel Bay,  Australia
Size: 25mm    Collected: Unknown
on rocks on shoreline at low tide

Bagara,  Australia
Size: 25mm    Collected: 1982
No data

Broome,  Australia
Size: 18mm    Collected: 1999
No data

Lola Island,  Solomon Islands
Size: 30mm    Collected: 2003
On sand and rubble at low tide.

Rainbow Passage,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 1999
found in 5m of water on coral reef

Loloata Island,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 2001
found dead on shore line live specimens also located on rocks , but not collected

Local Island reef,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 1984
found dead on shore line live specimens also located on rocks near the headland, but not collected

Man Friday Resort,  Fiji
Size: mm    Collected: 1997
found dead in sand on for shore

West Coast,  Thailand
Size: 17.58mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from littoral rocks by hand [low tide].

St Brandon's Atoll,  Mauritius
Size: 30mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Tamakautoga,  Niue
Size: 30.14mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected by beach collected at low tide. Collected by Sally Johnson 1/8/2023