Species list by common group-name - alphabetical, letter s

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

saddle-oyster, New Zealand (Monia zelandica)

sand-snail, Ayres’ (Polinices ayresi)

sand-snail, Beddome’s (Friginatica beddomei)

sand-snail, chained (Polinices catenoides)

sand-snail, common (Neverita aulacoglossa)

sand-snail, conical (Conuber conicum)

sand-snail, dirty (Conuber sordidum)

sand-snail, Ince’s (Conuber incei)

sand-snail, TAS sp 01 (Polinices TAS sp 01)

sand-snail, Tasmanian (Conuber tasmanicum)

sand-snail, umbilicated (Eunaticina umbilicata)

sarepta, tellin-shaped (Sarepta tellinaeformis)

saucer-scallop, crested (Parvamussium cristatellum)

saucer-scallop, Maori (Propeamussium maorium)

saucer-scallop, thetis (Parvamussium thetidis)

scallop, Challenger (Pseudamussium challengeri)

scallop, delicate (Zygochlamys delicatula)

scallop, doughboy (Mimachlamys asperrima)

scallop, Foster’s (Delectopecten fosterianus)

scallop, honeycomb (Chlamydella favus)

scallop, Kapala’s (Cyclopecten kapalae)

scallop, king (Pecten fumatus)

scallop, Pulleinean (Talochlamys pulleineana)

scallop, queen (Equichlamys bifrons)

scallop, shagreened (Semipallium aktinos)

scallop, shining (Veprichlamys perillustris)

scallop, Tasmanian (Notochlamys hexactes)

scallop, windowed (Mesopeplum fenestratum)

screw-shell, accisa (Colpospira accisa)

screw-shell, Atkinson’s (Colpospira atkinsoni)

screw-shell, Cordisme’s (Colpospira cordismei)

screw-shell, decorated (Colpospira decoramen)

screw-shell, enwrapped (Colpospira circumligata)

screw-shell, Gunn’s (Gazameda gunnii)

screw-shell, Iredale’s (Gazameda iredalei)

screw-shell, lacerated (Colpospira runcinata)

screw-shell, New Zealand (Maoricolpus roseus)

screw-shell, quadrate (Colpospira quadrata)

screw-shell, Smiths’ (Colpospira smithiana)

screw-shell, southern (Colpospira australis)

screw-shell, TAS sp 01 (Colpospira TAS sp 01)

screw-shell, TAS sp 01 (Colpospira TAS sp 02)

screw-shell, Tasmanian (Gazameda tasmanica)

screw-shell, translucent (Colpospira translucida)

screw-shell, winding (Colpospira sinuata)

screw-shell, wollumbi (Colpospira wollumbi)

screw-shell, yarramundi (Colpospira yarramundi)

sea-butterfly, awl (Styliola subula)

sea-butterfly, inflexed (Cavolinia inflexa)

sea-butterfly, Lesueur’s (Limacina lesueurii)

sea-butterfly, planorbid (Heliconoides inflatus)

sea-butterfly, pyramid (Clio pyramidata)

sea-butterfly, recurved (Clio recurva)

sea-butterfly, spiral (Limacina helicina)

sea-butterfly, three-spined (Diacria trispinosa)

sea-butterfly, three-toothed (Cavolinia tridentata)

sea-butterfly, top-shaped (Limacina trochiformis)

sea-butterfly, wand (Creseis virgula)

sea-elephant, Desmarest’s (Firoloida desmarestia)

sea-elephant, King Island (Pterotrachea kingicola)

seagrass-chiton, common (Stenochiton cymodocealis)

seagrass-chiton, long (Stenochiton longicymba)

seagrass-chiton, Pilsbry’s (Stenochiton pilsbryanus)

sea-hare, extraordinary (Aplysia extraordinaria)

sea-hare, eyed (Aplysia argus)

sea-hare, Julian (Aplysia juliana)

sea-hare, small (Aplysia parvula)

sea-hare, Sydney (Aplysia sydneyensis)

sea-lemon, Bergh’s (Aphelodoris berghi)

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

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

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

sea-lemon, Cameron’s (Doris cameroni)

sea-lemon, Crawford’s (Rostanga crawfordi)

sea-lemon, doubtful (Paradoris dubia)

sea-lemon, fake (Rostanga calumus)

sea-lemon, golden-skinned (Doris chrysoderma)

sea-lemon, Green’s (Aphelodoris greeni)

sea-lemon, Hartley’s (Jorunna hartleyi)

sea-lemon, Julia’s (Aphelodoris juliae)

sea-lemon, Laws’ (Aphelodoris lawsae)

sea-lemon, lumpy (Hoplodoris nodulosa)

sea-lemon, marbled (Alloiodoris marmorata)

sea-lemon, Rossquick’s (Aphelodoris rossquicki)

sea-lemon, tarka (Sclerodoris tarka)

sea-lemon, variable (Aphelodoris varia)

sea-lemon, warty (Thordisa verrucosa)

sea-lemon, Wellington (Doris wellingtonensis)

sea-lemon, whitened (Trippa albata)

sea-slug, alternate (Chromodoris alternata)

sea-slug, antipodean (Heterodoris antipodes)

sea-slug, arborescent (Dendrodoris arborescens)

sea-slug, Arnold’s (Gymnodoris arnoldi)

sea-slug, attractive (Ceratosoma amoenum)

sea-slug, austral (Melibe australis)

sea-slug, Baba’s (Berthelinia babai)

sea-slug, bat-wing (Sagaminopteron ornatum)

sea-slug, beautiful (Dermatobranchus rubidus)

sea-slug, Bennett’s blue (Glaucus bennettae)

sea-slug, bigfoot (Mexichromis macropus)

sea-slug, black (Dendrodoris nigra)

sea-slug, blood-red (Madrella sanguinea)

sea-slug, blue (Glaucus atlanticus)

sea-slug, Boodlea’s (Ercolania boodleae)

sea-slug, branching (Kaloplocamus ramosus)

sea-slug, bright-green (Oxynoe viridis)

sea-slug, brown (Trapania brunnea)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

sea-slug, Cape (Polycera capensis)

sea-slug, carnelian (Doriopsilla carneola)

sea-slug, Close’s (Verconia closeorum)

sea-slug, common (Berthelinia australis)

sea-slug, comrade (Goniobranchus epicurius)

sea-slug, cone-bearing (Acanthodoris metulifera)

sea-slug, Cook’s (Paliolla cooki)

sea-slug, daughter (Okenia mija)

sea-slug, dendritic (Placida dendritica)

sea-slug, doubtful (Chromodoris ambigua)

sea-slug, drusilla (Aeolidiella drusilla)

sea-slug, emerald (Stiliger smaragdinus)

sea-slug, flat-combed (Marionia platyctenea)

sea-slug, flaunting (Doto ostenta)

sea-slug, golden-spotted (Verconia aureopunctata)

sea-slug, gold-leaf (Tularia bractea)

sea-slug, greenish (Trinchesia viridiana)

sea-slug, Hartley’s (Facelina hartleyi)

sea-slug, Hedgpeth’s (Polycera hedgpethi)

sea-slug, Hendreck’s (Melanochlamys handrecki)

sea-slug, Hill’s (Pleurobranchus hilli)

sea-slug, imperial (Plocamopherus imperialis)

sea-slug, indignant (Melanochlamys queritor)

sea-slug, Jan Juc (Polycera janjukia)

sea-slug, kulonba (Doriprismatica kulonba)

sea-slug, lemony (Berthellina citrina)

sea-slug, limpet-like (Onchidella nigricans)

sea-slug, Macleay’s (Baeolidia macleayi)

sea-slug, Macpherson’s (Phyllodesmium macphersonae)

sea-slug, many-eyed (Crimora multidigitalis)

sea-slug, many-spotted (Goniobranchus multimaculosus)

sea-slug, mapae (Ancula mapae)

sea-slug, Margarita’s (Ercolania margaritae)

sea-slug, Mauge family’s (Dendrodoris maugeana)

sea-slug, Maugean (Melibe maugeana)

sea-slug, Mauge’s (Onchidoris maugeansis)

sea-slug, measled (Eubranchus rubeolus)

sea-slug, Michael’s (Hallaxa michaeli)

sea-slug, mid-point (Berthella medietas)

sea-slug, Mitsui’s (Diaphorodoris mitsuii)

sea-slug, Newcomb’s (Facelina newcombi)

sea-slug, ornate (Austraeolis ornata)

sea-slug, pale (Polybranchia pallens)

sea-slug, pale-purple (Dendrodoris albopurpura)

sea-slug, paltry (Noalda exigua)

sea-slug, peculiar (Doriopsilla peculiaris)

sea-slug, pelagic (Scyllaea pelagica)

sea-slug, perplexed (Thorunna perplexa)

sea-slug, pie (Doto pita)

sea-slug, pinnate (Fiona pinnata)

sea-slug, projecting (Aegires exeches)

sea-slug, punishing (Flabellina poenicia)

sea-slug, red-lined (Flabellina rubrolineata)

sea-slug, red-spotted (Doriopsilla miniata)

sea-slug, related (Caldukia affinis)

sea-slug, resident (Cerberilla incola)

sea-slug, ringed (Goniobranchus annulatus)

sea-slug, serrated (Phyllodesmium serratum)

sea-slug, short-tailed (Ceratosoma brevicaudatum)

sea-slug, shrubby (Thorunna arbuta)

sea-slug, sisters’ trinchesia (Trinchesia sororum)

sea-slug, slender (Embletonia gracilis)

sea-slug, southern (Baeolidia australis)

sea-slug, southern (Runcina australis)

sea-slug, spirally-chorded (Burnaia helicochorda)

sea-slug, sponge (Verconia haliclona)

sea-slug, spotted (Pleurobranchaea maculata)

sea-slug, staining (Goniobranchus tinctorius)

sea-slug, sulphurous (Diversidoris sulphurea)

sea-slug, swan-like (Armina cygnea)

sea-slug, sweet-spot (Berthella serenitas)

sea-slug, Taronga (Philinopsis taronga)

sea-slug, TAS sp 01 cadlina (Cadlina TAS sp 01)

sea-slug, Tasman (Cadlina tasmanica)

sea-slug, Tasmanian (Goniobranchus tasmaniensis)

sea-slug, typical (Berthelinia typica)

sea-slug, Verco (Verconia verconis)

sea-slug, Verco’s (Tambja verconis)

sea-slug, white (Gymnodoris alba)

sea-slug, Wilson’s roburnella (Roburnella wilsoni)

seastar-snail, Brazier’s (Apicalia brazieri)

seastar-snail, swollen (Apicalia inflata)

semele, Asian (Theora lubrica)

semele, fragile (Theora lata)

semele, paltry (Abra exigua)

shadow-squid, species of (Tremoctopus unplaced)

shelf-limpet, common (Sigapatella calyptraeformis)

shelf-limpet, Hedley’s (Sigapatella hedleyi)

shipworm, common (Teredo navalis)

shipworm, neztalia (Bankia neztalia)

shipworm, Saul’s (Nausitora saulii)

shipworm, southern (Bankia australis)

sinistral-creeper, amethyst (Isotriphora amethystina)

sinistral-creeper, Angas’ (Monophorus angasi)

sinistral-creeper, banded (Hedleytriphora fasciata)

sinistral-creeper, beautiful (Hedleytriphora scitula)

sinistral-creeper, blackish (Monophorus nigrofuscus)

sinistral-creeper, blotched (Aclophoropsis maculosa)

sinistral-creeper, blotched-based (Hedleytriphora basimacula)

sinistral-creeper, clothed (Nototriphora vestita)

sinistral-creeper, collared (Eutriphora armillata)

sinistral-creeper, deepwater (Obesula profundior)

sinistral-creeper, disjunct (Isotriphora disjuncta)

sinistral-creeper, dull (Hedleytriphora innotabilis)

sinistral-creeper, fake (Isotriphora simulata)

sinistral-creeper, false-white (Eutriphora pseudocana)

sinistral-creeper, festive (Aclophoropsis festiva)

sinistral-creeper, grainy (Costatophora granifera)

sinistral-creeper, Hedley’s (Magnosinister hedleyi)

sinistral-creeper, jewel-bearing (Teretriphora gemmegens)

sinistral-creeper, nippled (Obesula mamillata)

sinistral-creeper, oblique (Inella obliqua)

sinistral-creeper, obtuse (Inella obtusa)

sinistral-creeper, pallid (Bouchetriphora pallida)

sinistral-creeper, queen (Nototriphora regina)

sinistral-creeper, snowy (Isotriphora nivea)

sinistral-creeper, spiky (Teretriphora spica)

sinistral-creeper, Tasmanian (Isotriphora tasmanica)

sinistral-creeper, thorn (Inella spina)

sinistral-creeper, tricoloured (Eutriphora tricolor)

sinistral-creeper, Verco’s (Isotriphora vercoi)

sinistral-creeper, vessel (Sagenotriphora ampulla)

sinistral-creeper, white (Eutriphora cana)

sinistral-creeper, white-banded (Obesula albovittata)

sinum, zoned (Sinum zonale)

siphon-shell, blue (Siphonaria tasmanica)

siphon-shell, common (Siphonaria diemenensis)

siphon-shell, corded (Siphonaria funiculata)

siphon-shell, nodded (Williamia radiata nutata)

siphon-shell, Stow’s (Pugillaria stowae)

slipper-limpet, common (Maoricrypta immersa)

slipper-limpet, Pritzker’s (Bostrycapulus pritzkeri)

slit-shell, Atkinson’s (Sukashitrochus atkinsoni)

slit-shell, beautiful (Sukashitrochus pulcher)

slit-shell, Beddome’s (Sinezona beddomei)

slit-shell, coppery (Scissurella cyprina)

slit-shell, Gunter’s (Anatoma gunteri)

slit-shell, ornate (Scissurella ornata)

slit-shell, Pacific (Sinezona pacifica)

slit-shell, remote (Incisura remota)

slit-shell, southern (Anatoma australis)

slit-shell, tobeyoid (Anatoma tobeyoides)

smeagol, little (Smeagol parvulus)

spindle-cowrie, Maccoy’s (Pellasimnia maccoyi)

spindle-shell, Anna’s (Fusinus annae)

spindle-shell, New Holland (Fusinus novaehollandiae)

spindle-shell, southern (Fusinus australis)

spindle-shell, wavy (Fusinus undulatus)

sponge-finger, southern (Vulsella ovata)

spoon-shell, Angas’ (Cuspidaria angasi)

spoon-shell, Brazier’s (Plectodon brazieri)

spoon-shell, heavy (Poromya illevis)

spoon-shell, noble (Cuspidaria erma)

spoon-shell, ploughed (Cuspidaria exarata)

spoon-shell, tall (Rhinoclama alta)

spoon-shell, TAS sp 01 (Cuspidaria TAS sp 01)

spoon-shell, TAS sp 02 (Cuspidaria TAS sp 02)

spoon-shell, Tasmanian (Pseudoneaera tasmanica)

spoon-shell, wavy (Poromya undosa)

spoon-shell, wide-furrowed (Cuspidaria latesulcata)

squid, admirable (Histioteuthis miranda)

squid, African (Notonykia africanae)

squid, Akimushkin’s (Cycloteuthis akimushkini)

squid, Angolan (Todarodes angolensis)

squid, Antarctic (Gonatus antarcticus)

squid, Atlantic (Histioteuthis atlantica)

squid, Bartram’s (Ommastrephes bartramii)

squid, big (Chiroteuthis mega)

squid, big-suckered (Nototeuthis dimegacotyle)

squid, Bonnelli’s (Histioteuthis bonnellii)

squid, Bonpland’s (Grimalditeuthis bonplandii)

squid, CLARKE sp A Mastigoteuthis (Mastigoteuthis CLARKE sp A)

squid, CLARKE sp B Mastigoteuthis (Mastigoteuthis CLARKE sp B)

squid, clubhook (Onychoteuthis banksii)

squid, colossal (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni)

squid, comb-finned (Chtenopteryx sicula)

squid, dagger (Octopoteuthis sicula)

squid, Dana (Taningia danae)

squid, deepsea (Bathyteuthis abyssicola)

squid, diamondback (Thysanoteuthis rhombus)

squid, emperor (Chiroteuthis imperator)

squid, enormous (Onykia ingens)

squid, Filippova’s (Todarodes filippovae)

squid, flowervase (Stigmatoteuthis hoylei)

squid, fringed (Discoteuthis laciniosa)

squid, galaxy (Enoploteuthis galaxias)

squid, gemmed (Pterygioteuthis gemmata)

squid, giant (Architeuthis dux)

squid, Giard’s (Pterygioteuthis giardi)

squid, Gilchrist’s (Abraliopsis gilchristi)

squid, Gould’s (Nototodarus gouldi)

squid, Grimaldi’s (Lepidoteuthis grimaldii)

squid, heart-shaped (Idioteuthis cordiformis)

squid, Hoyle’s (Abraliopsis hoylei)

squid, husk (Chiroteuthis calyx)

squid, IMBER sp F (Chiroteuthis IMBER sp F)

squid, large-webbed (Histioteuthis macrohista)

squid, Lesueur’s (Ancistrocheirus lesueuri)

squid, Lichtenstein’s (Ancistroteuthis lichtensteinii)

squid, Linkovsky’s (Brachioteuthis linkovskyi)

squid, luminous (Eucleoteuthis luminosa)

squid, Massy’s (Pholidoteuthis massyae)

squid, Nesis’s (Notonykia nesisi)

squid, pearly (Pyroteuthis margaritifera)

squid, plated (Lycoteuthis lorigera)

squid, reversed (Histioteuthis reversa)

squid, Riise’s (Brachioteuthis riisei)

squid, Robson’s (Onykia robsoni)

squid, rough (Octopoteuthis rugosa)

squid, smooth-hooked (Filippovia knipovitchi)

squid, Spoel’s (Chiroteuthis spoeli)

squid, tui (Abraliopsis tui)

squid, turkey (Histioteuthis meleagroteuthis)

squid, Type A (Histioteuthis Type A)

squid, unplaced Mastigoteuthis (Mastigoteuthis unplaced)

squid, vampire (Vampyroteuthis infernalis)

squid, Verany’s (Chiroteuthis veranii)

star-shell, golden (Bellastraea aurea)

star-shell, scaly (Bellastraea squamifera)

sundial-shell, Atkinson’s (Solatisonax atkinsoni)

sundial-shell, Ponder’s (Heliacus ponderi)

sundial-shell, Reeve’s (Adelphotectonica reevei)

sundial-shell, undesirable (Solatisonax injussa)

sundial-shell, yellow (Philippia lutea)

sunset-shell, double-rayed (Hiatula biradiata)

sunset-shell, Kenyon’s (Gari kenyoniana)

sunset-shell, modest (Gari modesta)

sunset-shell, purple (Gari livida)

sunset-shell, white (Hiatula alba)

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