Species list by common name - alphabetical, letter b

According to available records, the following species occur in Tasmanian waters:

Baba’s sea-slug (Berthelinia babai)

Bailey’s rock-shell (Bedeva baileyana)

balanced top-shell (Calliobasis bilix)

bald dove-shell (Retizafra calva)

bald false-cockle (Vimentum dilectum)

bald false-limpet (Phenacolepas calva)

balteata kelp-shell (Cratidentium balteatum)

banded australwink (Austrolittorina unifasciata)

banded conniwink (Bembicium vittatum)

banded kelp-shell (Bankivia fasciata)

banded ribbed-mitre (Austromitra vincta)

banded rice-shell (Alvania fasciata)

banded rice-shell (Rissoina fasciata)

banded sinistral-creeper (Hedleytriphora fasciata)

banded venus (Tawera lagopus)

Banks’s clubhook-squid (Onychoteuthis banksii)

bark umbrella-shell (Tylodina corticalis)

basket micromussel (Cosa fimbriata)

Bass limopsis (Limopsis bassi)

Bassian rock-whelk (Sassia bassi)

Bassian top-shell (Botelloides bassianus)

Bassian turrid (Mitromorpha bassiana)

Bastow’s orbitestellid (Orbitestella bastowi)

Bastow’s turrid (Asperdaphne bastowi)

bathyal deepsea-squid (Bathyteuthis abyssicola)

bat-wing sea-slug (Sagaminopteron ornatum)

Beachport bubble-shell (Philine beachportensis)

Beachport dove-shell (Anachis beachportensis)

Beachport nutlet-shell (Nucula beachportensis)

beaked canoe-shell (Volvulella rostrata)

bean mussel (Dacrydium fabale)

bearded horse-mussel (Modiolus areolatus)

beautiful alaba (Alaba pulchra)

beautiful false-top-shell (Liotella pulcherrima)

beautiful kelp-shell (Phasianotrochus bellulus)

beautiful margin-shell (Gibberula pulchella)

beautiful ribbed-mitre (Austromitra bellapicta)

beautiful sea-slug (Dermatobranchus rubidus)

beautiful sinistral-creeper (Hedleytriphora scitula)

beautiful slit-shell (Sukashitrochus pulcher)

beautiful thracia (Thracia speciosa)

beautiful trough-shell (Raeta pulchella)

beautiful turrid (Asperdaphne bela)

beautiful-zoned chiton (Chiton calliozonus)

Beddome’s dove-shell (Zella beddomei)

Beddome’s pearly-mussel (Amygdalum striatum)

Beddome’s sand-snail (Friginatica beddomei)

Beddome’s slit-shell (Sinezona beddomei)

Bednall’s chiton (Acanthochitona bednalli)

Bednall’s whelk (Cumia bednalli)

bellicose wentletrap (Epitonium bellicosum)

bell-like bubble-shell (Cylichnatys campanula)

beloved turrid (Tomopleura dilecta)

belted rice-shell (Alvania filocincta)

Bennett’s blue sea-slug (Glaucus bennettae)

Beraud’s turrid (Austrodrillia beraudiana)

Bergh’s sea-lemon (Aphelodoris berghi)

Bernard’s bean-shell (Perrierina bernardi)

bicoloured false rice-shell (Pisinna bicolor)

bicoloured turrid (Etrema bicolor)

biconical turrid (Benthofascis biconica)

big long-armed squid (Chiroteuthis mega)

bigfoot sea-slug (Mexichromis macropus)

big-suckered squid (Nototeuthis dimegacotyle)

big-topped diala (Diala megapicalis)

black keyhole-limpet (Amblychilepas nigrita)

black sea-slug (Dendrodoris nigra)

blackish eaton-shell (Eatoniella melanochroma)

blackish sinistral-creeper (Monophorus nigrofuscus)

blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra)

black-lip pearl-oyster (Pinctada margaritifera)

black-mouth conniwink (Bembicium melanostoma)

bladdersnail litiopa (Litiopa limnophysa)

blood-red sea-slug (Madrella sanguinea)

blood-stained false eaton-shell (Eatonina sanguinolenta)

blotched sinistral-creeper (Aclophoropsis maculosa)

blotched-based sinistral-creeper (Hedleytriphora basimacula)

blotchy top-shell (Ethminolia vitiliginea)

blue sea-slug (Glaucus atlanticus)

blue siphon-shell (Siphonaria tasmanica)

blue-grey-tailed tusk-shell (Fustiaria caesura)

blue-tinged dosinia (Dosinia caerulea)

bluish orbitestellid (Microdiscula charopa)

boarded false rice-shell (Anabathron contabulatum)

boat condyl-clam (Cuna navicula)

boat mussel (Exosiperna scapha)

Bonnelli’s jewel-squid (Histioteuthis bonnellii)

Boodlea’s sea-slug (Ercolania boodleae)

Botany Bay ark-shell (Acar botanica)

Botany Bay bubble-shell (Bulla quoyii)

Botany Bay liotia (Austroliotia botanica)

Botany Bay lucine (Myrtea botanica)

Botany Bay tellin (Pseudarcopagia botanica)

Botany Bay turrid (Daphnella botanica)

bowl canoe-shell (Retusa pelyx)

branching sea-slug (Kaloplocamus ramosus)

Brazier’s auger (Hastula brazieri)

Brazier’s bubble-shell (Diaphana brazieri)

Brazier’s dove-shell (Parviterebra brazieri)

Brazier’s hydrococcus (Hydrococcus brazieri)

Brazier’s margin-shell (Alaginella brazieri)

Brazier’s murex (Favartia brazieri)

Brazier’s seastar-snail (Apicalia brazieri)

Brazier’s spoon-shell (Plectodon brazieri)

Brazier’s trophon (Litozamia brazieri)

Brazier’s turrid (Guraleus brazieri)

bright cone (Conus clarus)

bright-green sea-slug (Oxynoe viridis)

broad trophon (Enixotrophon latus)

broad-hinged venus (Sunetta vaginalis)

broken-banded callista (Callista disrupta)

Brongersma’s nutlet-shell (Austronucula brongersmai)

brooch jewel-box (Chama asperella)

brown cowrie (Notocypraea angustata)

brown sea-slug (Trapania brunnea)

brown top-shell (Clanculus brunneus)

bruised pearl-oyster (Pinctada sugillata)

Bruny winkle (Laevilitorina bruniensis)

Bucklands ribbed-mitre (Austromitra bucklandi)

bulbous margin-shell (Gibberula subbulbosa)

buliminoid pyramid-shell (Rugadentia buliminoides)

bumpy tusk-shell (Polyschides gibbosus)

Burchard’s dog-whelk (Tritia burchardi)

BURN sp 01 armina sea-slug (Armina BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 cadlina sea-slug (Cadlina BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 chromodoris sea-slug (Chromodoris BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 colpodaspis bubble-shell (Colpodaspis BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 corambe sea-slug (Corambe BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 dendronotus sea-slug (Dendronotus BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 diaphorodoris sea-slug (Diaphorodoris BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 doto sea-slug (Doto BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 eubranchus sea-slug (Eubranchus BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 flabellina sea-slug (Flabellina BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 gastropteron sea-slug (Gastropteron BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 janolus sea-slug (Janolus BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 jorunna sea-lemon (Jorunna BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 kaloplocamus sea-slug (Kaloplocamus BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 lophodoris sea-slug (Lophodoris BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 madrella sea-slug (Madrella BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 okenia sea-slug (Okenia BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 peanut-shell (Acteocina BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 philine bubble-shell (Philine BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 pleurobranchaea sea-slug (Pleurobranchaea BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 polycera sea-slug (Polycera BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 sclerodoris sea-lemon (Sclerodoris BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 siphopteron sea-slug (Siphopteron BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 tambja sea-slug (Tambja BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 01 tergipes sea-slug (Tergipes BURN sp 01)

BURN sp 02 cerberilla sea-slug (Cerberilla BURN sp 02)

BURN sp 02 colpodaspis bubble-shell (Colpodaspis BURN sp 02)

BURN sp 02 discodoris sea-lemon (Discodoris BURN sp 02)

BURN sp 02 doriopsilla sea-slug (Doriopsilla BURN sp 02)

BURN sp 02 doto sea-slug (Doto BURN sp 02)

BURN sp 02 eubranchus sea-slug (Eubranchus BURN sp 02)

BURN sp 02 flabellina sea-slug (Flabellina BURN sp 02)

BURN sp 02 sea-slug (Melibe BURN sp 02)

BURN sp 03 doto sea-slug (Doto BURN sp 03)

BURN sp 03 eubranchus sea-slug (Eubranchus BURN sp 03)

BURN sp 03 facelina sea-slug (Facelina BURN sp 03)

BURN sp 03 okenia sea-slug (Okenia BURN sp 03)

BURN sp 03 peanut-shell (Acteocina BURN sp 03)

BURN sp 03 philine bubble-shell (Philine BURN sp 03)

BURN sp 03 trinchesia sea-slug (Trinchesia BURN sp 03)

BURN sp 03 tritonia sea-slug (Tritonia BURN sp 03)

BURN sp 04 janolus sea-slug (Janolus BURN sp 04)

BURN sp 04 peanut-shell (Acteocina BURN sp 04)

BURN sp 05 trinchesia sea-slug (Trinchesia BURN sp 05)

BURN sp 07 peanut-shell (Acteocina BURN sp 07)

BURN sp 07 tritonia sea-slug (Tritonia BURN sp 07)

BURN sp 08 eubranchus sea-slug (Eubranchus BURN sp 08)

BURN sp 08 polycera sea-slug (Polycera BURN sp 08)

BURN sp 09 polycera sea-slug (Polycera BURN sp 09)

BURN sp 12 trinchesia sea-slug (Trinchesia BURN sp 12)

Mediterranean blue mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis)

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