Striate Leathery Chiton

Cryptoplax striata Lamarck, 1819

It has a brown, leathery appearance with tiny non-articulated shell valves

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What habitats does Cryptoplax striata live in?

Under rocks, in tidal pools, to below low tide level, to depth of 36 m

What is the distribution of Cryptoplax striata?

Southern Australia

How big does Cryptoplax striata grow?

Can grow up to around 120mm

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