Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Cypraeidae

Mauritia arabica

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Specimens

Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Caloundra [Nth Headland],  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1987
found under a rock on rocky reef at low tide. The area is in the wave crash zone at high tide level
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Alexandra Headland,  Australia
Size: 25mm    Collected: Unknown
Dead collected. Juvenile specimen.
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Sykes Reef,  Australia
Size: 56mm    Collected: 2019
On intertidal reef under dead coral slab. Extreamly common in the area
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Myora light,  Australia
Size: 66mm    Collected: 1989
under rocks and coral clumps in 10cm of water on sand flats 0.4m tide juvenile specimen
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Wilson Island,  Australia
Size: 55mm    Collected: 1997
Under rocks on intertidal reef at low tide.
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Flat Rock,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in 15m of water on rock reef
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Gemo Island,  Papua New Guinea
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1983
found under exposed algea covered rocks on the shoreline of the island Many C. arabica present
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Man Friday Resort,  Fiji
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1997
found dead on coral reef in 3 meters of water
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Kudat,  Malaysia
Size: 41mm    Collected: 2004
intertidal on volcanic rock collected 2004
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
Mauritia arabica
The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected:
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.