Amoria zebra (Leach, 1814)

Photographer: 
Ray Phipps
Date: 
Sunday, 1 November 1987
Location: 
Muttonbird Island
Depth: 
8m
Distribution:

Common at inshore areas of the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Found elsewhere in Southern Queensland and Northern NSW.

Ecological Notes:

Found in shallow water with sandy areas. Carnivorous, mostly on other molluscs.

Additional Notes:

Fast moving animal with a thick shell. Conspicuous dark brown longitudinal markings on a whitish background make this shell easy to identify. Grows to 50mm.

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