Arthur River - Sarah Anne Rocks
Geographic information

This coastal locality is at latitude -41.1599 (S), longitude 144.6734 (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).

Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (snakeskin chiton)

Ischnochiton australis (southern chiton)

Austromytilus rostratus (common beaked-mussel)

Modiolus areolatus (bearded horse-mussel)

Xenostrobus pulex (flea mussel)

Lasaea australis (southern lasaea)

Pseudarcopagia decora (Victorian tellin)

Irus carditoides (cardita-like boring-venus)

Venerupis anomala (little bean venus)

Lottia mixta (mixed limpet)

Notoacmea alta (tall limpet)

Notoacmea flammea (flame limpet)

Notoacmea mayi (May’s limpet)

Patelloida alticostata (tall-ribbed limpet)

Patelloida insignis (Maltese-cross limpet)

Patelloida latistrigata (lateral-striped limpet)

Patelloida victoriana (Victorian limpet)

Cellana solida (orange-edged limpet)

Scutellastra peronii (scaly limpet)

Montfortula rugosa (rough notch-limpet)

Haliotis rubra (blacklip abalone)

Herpetopoma aspersum (speckled top-shell)

Chlorodiloma adelaidae (Adelaide top-shell)

Chlorodiloma odontis (chequered top-shell)

Austrocochlea constricta (ribbed top-shell)

Diloma concameratum (tessellated top-shell)

Clanculus plebejus (people’s top-shell)

Phasianotrochus irisodontes (rainbow kelp-shell)

Bellastraea aurea (golden star-shell)

Lunella undulata (wavy turban)

Nerita atramentosa (western black nerite)

Zeacumantus diemenensis (common mud-creeper)

Cacozeliana granarium (grainy creeper)

Opalia australis (southern wentletrap)

Opalia granosa (grainy wentletrap)

Bembicium nanum (striped conniwink)

Afrolittorina praetermissa (checkered australwink)

Austrolittorina unifasciata (banded australwink)

Rissoina fasciata (banded rice-shell)

Cymatiella verrucosa (warted rock-whelk)

Argobuccinum pustulosum (flag triton)

Antisabia foliacea (leafy bonnet-limpet)

Sabia australis (southern bonnet-limpet)

Petaloconchus caperatus (captured worm-shell)

Cominella lineolata (lined whelk)

Tasmeuthria clarkei (Clarke’s whelk)

Mitrella leucostoma (white-mouthed dove-shell)

Mitrella semiconvexa (semiconvex dove-shell)

Mitrella tenuis (white-based dove-shell)

Conus anemone (anemone cone)

Austrodrillia beraudiana (Beraud’s turrid)

Mesoginella pygmaeoides (pygmy margin-shell)

Mitra badia (dark brown mitre)

Bedeva baileyana (Bailey’s rock-shell)

Bedeva vinosa (purple-mouthed rock-shell)

Dicathais orbita (common cartrut-shell)

Siphonaria diemenensis (common siphon-shell)

Marinula xanthostoma (delicate air-breather)

Sepia apama (giant cuttlefish)

Sepia novaehollandiae (New Holland cuttlefish)




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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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