Arthur River - Couta Rocks
Geographic information

This coastal locality is at latitude -41.1717 (S), longitude 144.6788 (E) (at a precision-level of approximately 100 m). Its location (to the nearest 10 km) is shown on the map below.

Species recorded from this locality

The list below shows the species, listed in taxonomic order, for which there are records from this coastal locality in the database underlying these web-pages. Note that some doubtful records have been excluded. The main sources are the personal collections and records of Simon Grove, Rob de Little and Margaret Richmond; the accession records of the Tasmanian and Queen Victoria Museums; and selected records from a range of other institutions, primarily via the Atlas of Living Australia (last download November 2014).

Austromytilus rostratus (common beaked-mussel)

Patelloida insignis (Maltese-cross limpet)

Cellana solida (orange-edged limpet)

Scutellastra peronii (scaly limpet)

Haliotis rubra (blacklip abalone)

Chlorodiloma odontis (chequered top-shell)

Austrocochlea constricta (ribbed top-shell)

Diloma concameratum (tessellated top-shell)

Clanculus limbatus (keeled top-shell)

Phasianotrochus eximius (choice kelp-shell)

Bellastraea aurea (golden star-shell)

Lunella undulata (wavy turban)

Notocypraea angustata (brown cowrie)

Opalia australis (southern wentletrap)

Bembicium nanum (striped conniwink)

Austrolittorina unifasciata (banded australwink)

Cymatiella verrucosa (warted rock-whelk)

Antisabia foliacea (leafy bonnet-limpet)

Sabia australis (southern bonnet-limpet)

Cominella lineolata (lined whelk)

Australaria australasia (Australian tulip-shell)

Mitra badia (dark brown mitre)

Dicathais orbita (common cartrut-shell)




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Information and disclaimer: The web-pages on this web-site are generated from an underlying database. These can be cited as Grove, S.J. (2015). A Guide to the Seashells and other Marine Molluscs of Tasmania web-site and database respectively. Whilst great care is taken to accurately identify specimens featured on this web-site and to allocate all records to the most appropriate taxonomic names available, no guarantee is offered that all identifications are accurate, nor that the taxa to which they have been allocated are currently valid. Commentaries on habitat, distribution and biology are also subject to change as new information comes to light. If you have any enquiries, or any comments that will help improve the content or appearance of these pages, then please follow the links from 'contact' on the left-hand panel.

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