Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Metanachis marquesa

(Gaskoin, 1852)


Boult Reef, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 15mm    Collected: Unknown
Dead in sand on reef at 4m. Collected on scuba.

Broadhurst Reef, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 11mm    Collected: 1985
Collected on scuba.

Eagle Reef, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 11mm    Collected: 1986
Collected on scuba.

Wooli, New South Wales,  Australia
Size: 20mm    Collected: 1989
On rock platform at low tide.

Erakor Island,  Vanuatu
Size: 12mm    Collected: 1994
Crabbed under dead coral and rubble at 0.5m on low tide.