Little Blue Periwinkle

Austrolittorina unifasciata Gray, 1826

This relatively small species of sea snail is the only one of its genus that can be found in Australia. They cluster in large numbers on rock faces at the highest points on rock platforms. They are usually the most abundant mollusc on rocky shores.

How to identify Austrolittorina unifasciata?

What habitats does Austrolittorina unifasciata live in?

Exposed reef and cliff faces around the high tide mark

What is the distribution of Austrolittorina unifasciata?

From Western Australia to Queensland including Tasmania

How big does Austrolittorina unifasciata grow?

The size range varies between 10 mm and 25 mm

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