Species list by common name - alphabetical, letter v

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

vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis)

variable chiton (Craspedoplax variabilis)

variable mussel (Xenostrobus inconstans)

variable pheasant-shell (Hiloa variabilis)

variable sea-lemon (Aphelodoris varia)

variably-coloured chiton (Ischnochiton versicolor)

variegated chiton (Ischnochiton variegatus)

variegated limpet (Cellana tramoserica)

variegated tun-shell (Tonna variegata)

varix-bearing false rice-shell (Pisinna varicifera relata)

varix-bearing pyramid-shell (Turbonilla varicifera)

velvet octopus (Grimpella thaumastocheir)

Verany’s squid (Chiroteuthis veranii)

Verco sea-slug (Verconia verconis)

Verco’s chiton (Chiton verconis)

Verco’s margin-shell (Alaginella vercoi)

Verco’s sea-slug (Tambja verconis)

Verco’s sinistral-creeper (Isotriphora vercoi)

Verco’s tusk-shell (Fissidentalium verconis)

Veronica’s trophon (Enixotrophon veronicae)

vessel sinistral-creeper (Sagenotriphora ampulla)

Victorian dosinia (Dosinia victoriae)

Victorian horse-mussel (Modiolatus victoriae)

Victorian limpet (Patelloida victoriana)

Victorian margin-shell (Mesoginella victoriae)

Victorian tellin (Pseudarcopagia decora)

Vincent rice-shell (Rissoina vincentiana)

Vincentian margin-shell (Serrata vincentiana)

Vincentian truncatella (Truncatella vincentiana)

Vincentian tusk-shell (Cadulus vincentianus)

Vincentian vanikoro (Naricava vincentiana)

vine-shoot trophon (Anatrophon sarmentosus)

violet cap-shell (Capulus violaceus)

v-marked lucine (Divalucina cumingi)

Voorwinde’s false eaton-shell (Skenella voorwindei)

VOSS sp 3 glass-squid (Taonius VOSS sp 3)

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