Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Nerita albicilla

Linnaeus, 1758
Shell: small to moderately small, ranging from 15-30 mm.


Amity Point,  Australia
Size: 16.5mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from under intertidal rocks on rock wall at 1m.

Wellington Point,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1994
found on rocks below high water mark common in the area

Caloundra [Nth Headland],  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1986
found at the northern headland on rocks in a large rockpool at low tide

Point Arkwright,  Australia
Size: 26mm    Collected: 2018
in rock pools with sand and algae on intertidal rock platform at low tide.

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

Dingo Beach,  Australia
Size: 18mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.350

Orpheus island,  Australia
Size: 20mm    Collected: 1961
No data

Minnie Waters, Sth Headland,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1989
found on rocky reef very common in the area

Exmouth,  Australia
Size: 30mm    Collected: Unknown
Amongst rocks in crevices at very low tide

Woolgoolga,  Australia
Size: 20mm    Collected: Unknown

Loloata Island,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 2001
found dead at low tide mark on rocky forshore. common in area, but only took dead specimesn.

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

Ela Beach,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 1984
found under a rock in sand on the shoreline with many other N. exuvia at the southern end of the beach

Sazaki,  Japan
Size: 25mm    Collected: Unknown
On rocks at mid-tide level