Black-lipped Abalone

Haliotis rubra Leach, 1814

A common Abalone and whilst it does not grow as big as the Greenlip Abalone (Haliotis laevigata) it is a common species and still a sought after species for both recreational and commercial fishers

What habitats does Haliotis rubra live in?

Crevices and under boulders on rocky reefs, up to 40 m depth

What is the distribution of Haliotis rubra?

South-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania

How big does Haliotis rubra grow?

Can grow up to around 13cm

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