SOLITARY ISLANDS
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Species Index

Chicoreus denudatus
(Perry, 1811)

Distribution: Moderately common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Australia; Rockhampton, Queensland to Westernport, Victoria, and northern Tasmania.

Ecological Notes: Occurs intertidally among rocks in muddy environments, and down to about 100 m. Common subtidally.

Additional Notes: Possibly feed on bivalves, including oysters, mussels and scallops. Grows to 60 mm.

References: The Seashells of New South Wales, Des Beechey, Senior Fellow, Australian Museum, Release 25. Website at https://seashellsofnsw.org.au/Muricinae/Pages/chicoreus_denudatus.htm. Accessed 28/10/2018.