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HALIOTIDAE (Abalone)

An amazing but smallish family with approx. 95 species. The New Zealand iris species being well known for the use of its colorful shell in jewellery making. Most species live in the cooler temperate regions in the sublittoral zone around 5 - 20 metres deep. The tropical species tend to be much smaller, living under rocks on tidal rock platforms or on coral reefs. Abalone is a popular food source around the world.

 

Haliotis scalaris - 85mm, F+++, $12

Haliotis scalaris - 83mm, F+++, $12

Haliotis iris - $10

Haliotis rufescens - 150mm, F++,$30

Haliotis laevigata - 130mm, F++, $25

Haliotis fulgens - 170mm, F++, $25

 

Haliotis sp - 17mm, F+++, Philippines. $20

NEW SPECIES, AMAZING PATTERN!!!

 

Haliotis laevigata - 88mm, F++, South Australia. Farmed form. $10
Haliotis roei - 88mm, F++, South Australia. $10
Haliotis roei - 88mm, F++, South Australia. $10
Haliotis ruber- 83mm, F++, Tasmania. $20
Haliotis roei - 82mm, F+++, Western Australia. $10
Haliotis scalaris - 80mm, F+++. South Australian form, normal size. $8 sold
Haliotis hannai - 77mm, F+++, China. $15 sold
Haliotis hannai - 61mm, F+++, China. $15
Haliotis midae - 138mm, F+++. $30
Haliotis australis - 70mm, F+++, New Zealand. $8

Haliotis emmae - 66mm, F+++. South Australian form. $10

DIFFERENT PATTERN!!!

Haliotis emmae - 56mm, F++, South Australia. $10 sold
Haliotis venusta - 63mm, F+++, Thailand. $9

Haliotis asinina - 75.5mm, Gem-, Queensland. $3

BIG SIZE!!!

Haliotis elegans - 80mm, F+++, Western Australia. $15 sold

BEAUTIFUL SPECIMENS!!!

Haliotis elegans - 64mm, F+++, Western Australia. $12

Haliotis semiplicata - 48mm, Gem-, Western Australia. $15

NICE CLEAN SPECIMENS!!!

Haliotis semiplicata - 49.4mm, Gem-, Western Australia. $15

 

Haliotis virginea - 57mm, F+++, New Zealand. $8 sold
Haliotis squamata - 60mm, F+++, Western Australia. $6
Haliotis squamata - 66mm, F+++, Indonesia. $6

Haliotis coccoradiata - 51mm, F+++, New South Wales. $35

BIG!!!

Haliotis coccoradiata - 40.8mm, F+++, New South Wales. $15
Haliotis coccoradiata - 37mm, F+++, New South Wales. $15
Haliotis coccoradiata - 45mm, Gem-, New South Wales. $25
Haliotis coccoradiata - 41.5mm, Gem-, New South Wales. $20
Haliotis coccoradiata - 38.6mm, Gem-, New South Wales. $15
Haliotis volcanius - 53mm, F+++, Indonesia. $25
Haliotis volcanius - 49mm, F+++, Indonesia. $20
Haliotis cyclobates - 53mm, F+++, South Australia. $4 sold
Haliotis cyclobates - 53.6mm, F+++, South Australia. $5

Haliotis cyclobates - 54.6mm, F+++, South Australia. $6 sold

DIFFERENT PATTERN FORM!!!

Haliotis cyclobates - 57mm, F+++, South Australia. $7 sold

DIFFERENT PATTERN FORM!!!

Haliotis patamakanthini - 60mm, F+++, Thailand. $15

UNCOMMON!!!

Haliotis patamakanthini - 52mm, F+++, Thailand. $15

VERY DARK RED!!!

Haliotis lamellosa - 40mm, F+++, Italy. $15
Haliotis lamellosa - 54mm, F+++, Italy. $15
Haliotis planata - 52mm, F+++, New Guinea. $8
Haliotis melculus - 55mm, F++, New South Wales. $50 sold

Haliotis melculus - 42.7mm, F+++, New South Wales. $70

UNCOMMON SPECIES!!!

Haliotis melculus - 41mm, F+++, New South Wales. $70

UNCOMMON SPECIES!!!

Haliotis melculus - 39mm, F+++, New South Wales. $60

UNCOMMON SPECIES!!!

Haliotis melculus - 36mm, F+++, New South Wales. $60

UNCOMMON SPECIES!!!

Haliotis squamosa - 38mm, F+++, India. $10
Haliotis pustulata - 33mm, F+++, Mozambique. $10
Haliotis pustulata - 33mm, F+++, Mozambique. $10
Haliotis crebrisculpta - 27mm, F+++, Great Barrier Reef. $25

Haliotis queketti - 34mm, F+++, South Africa. $50

SUPERB PATTERN!!!

Haliotis ethologus - 27.4mm, F+++, Queensland. $60
Haliotis parva - 23mm, F++, South Africa. $15
Haliotis sp. - 22mm, F+++, Philippines. $20
Haliotis pulcherrima - 24mm, F+++, Guam. $20

 

 

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