Record (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Record details

species: Tectonatica suffusa
Observed by Anne Hoggett
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:41:32

Location details

  • Lizard Island, Queensland

  • Clam Garden, outer edge

  • Marine specimens found at a depth between 5 m and 6 metres.

Details about the specimen

  • 1 specimen. (exact)
  • specimen alive when found.
  • specimen alive at end of the observation process.
  • specimen left in natural environment.
  • Reproduction was not occurring.

Found completely buried in sand, away from reef edge. Shell about 12 mm long. Foot could not retract quickly or completely.

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