Flamed Limpet

Notoacmea flammea (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

A small connical sea snail that can be varied in colour the shell generally lacks ribs the apex of the shell is often eroded. The interior of the shell is white but with a dark margin around the area where the muscle attached to the shell.

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What habitats does Notoacmea flammea live in?

Lives intertidally attached to the sides of rocks and stones, particularly on more sheltered shores

What is the distribution of Notoacmea flammea?

South-eastern and south-western Australia including Tasmania

How big does Notoacmea flammea grow?

Can grow to around 1.5cm

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