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Gastropoda Name Haliotidae 

Haliotis laevigata Donovan, 1808

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Haliotis laevigata Donovan, 1808
   Haliotis glabra Swainson, 1822
   Haliotis albicans Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
   Haliotis excisa Gray, 1856

Common Name

Smooth or Whitened Ear Shell p.54      Allan, J. 1950.  
Green-lip Abalone p.88, pl.89B      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern AustraliaSW coast


depth: continental shelf [ 10-30m ]
depth: sublittoral 
exposure: exposed [ very exposed situations along the coastline as well as off-shore ]
substrate: boulders [ upper side of rocks and boulders ]
substrate: rocks [ at the base of steep rock faces ]


 Geiger, D.L. & Poppe, G.T. 2000. p.63 [ Synonymy; Types; Type Locality; Illustrustrations; Description; Differential Diagnosis; Range; Biology; Fossil Record; Remarks; Literature ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.49 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.49 Synonomy


                Name Author, Year
                      Haliotis Linnaeus, 1758
                        Haliotis laevigata Donovan, 1808


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5816) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.