Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Scaeochlamys livida

(Lamarck, 1819)
Shell: moderately small to medium, ranging from 24-55 mm.


Amity Point,  Australia
Size: 55.61mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from under intertidal rocks on rock wall at 1m.

off Stradbroke Is,  Australia
Size: 53mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Hutchinsons Shoal,  Australia
Size: 24mm    Collected: 2001
found in 19m of water in sand on coral reef

Myora Reef,  Australia
Size: 30mm    Collected: 2003
found in 19m of water in sand on coral reef

Tangalooma Wrecks,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: Unknown
found dead in sand and coarse shell and coral rubble 2m of water

Curtain Artificial Reef,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
found in 24m of water in sand. Animal was dead and only collected one valve.

Bundaberg,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1995
found dead in sand near river mouth

Botany Bay,  Australia
Size: 53mm    Collected: Unknown

The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2015
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.