Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Veneridae

Lioconcha castrensis

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Specimens

Flat Rock,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1999
found dead in 15m of water

Shag Rock,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1999
found in 5m of water in coarse rubble and shell grit, not buried very deeply.

Hutchinsons Shoal,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in 10m of water

Gould Reef,  Australia
Size: 50mm    Collected: 2004
in sand on reef at 1-2m.

Olango Island,  Philippines
Size: 49mm    Collected: 2018
Taken by Hookah diver

Lamont Reef,  Australia
Size: 22mm    Collected: 2019
Dead n sand and coral rubble under rocks and coral slabs on intertidal reef.

Mackerel Reef 21-466,  Australia
Size: 50mm    Collected: 2011
In sand on coral reef between 5-20m depth. Taken on scuba.

Lavers Reef,  Australia
Size: 40mm    Collected: 2011
In sand on coral reef between 5-20m depth. Taken on scuba.

Heron Island,  Australia
Size: 30mm    Collected: 2011
In sand on coral reef between 5-20m depth. Taken on scuba.

Fredericks Reef,  Australia
Size: 55mm    Collected: 2008
on sand at 2m Taken live by diver

Pelorus Island,  Australia
Size: 45mm    Collected: 1984
on sand at 2m Taken live by diver

Erskine Island,  Australia
Size: 35mm    Collected: 2003
Dead colelcted in sand at 10m. Collected on scuba.

Naru wall,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 1998
found dead in sand on coral reef in 5 meters of water see dive log #26

Naru Gap,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 1999
found dead in sand on coral reef in 5 meters of water

Uepi Point,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 2005
found in dead 5m of water in sand

Palau Nitu,  Indonesia
Size: 30.78mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from rubble and coral in 10m by diver.