Strange's File Shell

Limatula strangei (Sowerby, 1872)

Live speciemens feature marginal tentacles extruding from the shell that features stong ribs across the shell that is generally white in colour.

How to identify Limatula strangei?

What habitats does Limatula strangei live in?

Can be found subtidally and offshore amongst rocks and seaweed

What is the distribution of Limatula strangei?

Southern Australia from WA to Southern Queensland including around Tasmania

How big does Limatula strangei grow?

Can grow to around 30mm

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