Moderately common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Australia; Rockhampton, Queensland to Westernport, Victoria, and northern Tasmania.
Occurs intertidally among rocks in muddy environments, and down to about 100 m. Common subtidally.
Possibly feed on bivalves, including oysters, mussels and scallops. Grows to 60 mm.
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.