Emma's Ear Shell

Haliotis scalaris emmae Reeve, 1846

A less common and smaller species that is not often encounted and would normally be under the legal size

How to identify Haliotis scalaris emmae?

A very corrugated smaller abalone with the shells colour normally has shades of brown, red and cream.

What habitats does Haliotis scalaris emmae live in?

Lives subtidally attached to rocks

What is the distribution of Haliotis scalaris emmae?

Southeastern Australia Including Tasmania

How big does Haliotis scalaris emmae grow?

Can grow to around 100mm

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