species: Pinna muricata in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pinna muricata

©Anne Hoggett: Pinna muricata in shallow water at night off Lizard Island Research Station. Aperture is about 9 cm wide.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Pterioida
Family Pinnidae
Genus Pinna
Species Pinna muricata



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Goggin, C.L. and R.J.G. Lester (1987). Occurrence of Perkinsus species (Protozoa, Apicomplexa) in bivalves from the Great Barrier Reef, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 3: 113-117. LIRS catalog number 237.
  • Robertson, R. (1981). List of shell-bearing mollusks observed and collected at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Tryonia, 4: 1-32. LIRS catalog number 403.