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INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL
ON THE DISTRIBUTION PROVINCES ZONES ENVIRONMENT AND OTHER
HABITS AND USES Reproduction courtship eggs and egglaying
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amongst animal aperture appearance Australian species bands Barrier Reef beaches bivalves body whorl brown cephalopods Chiton colour columella common concentric conspicuous coral reefs Cowry dark deep water delicate dorsal dredged eggs elongate fathoms frequently freshwater genus growth hinge inch high inches in length inches long Indo-Pacific Indo-Pacific and northern inhabiting Island known Limpet lines living longitudinal low tide mantle margin marked molluscs Mussel narrow north-west Australia northern Australia occurs operculum outer lip oyster pale periostracum Plate porcellaneous posterior Queensland radiating reach ribs ridges rocks rocky shore round sand sandy sculpture sea-hares shallow shape shiny siphons slugs smooth Snail solid sometimes South Australia South Pacific South Wales southern specimens spiral spire spots squids striae surface swollen Sydney Tasmania teeth tentacles Text Fig text for species thin tidal flats tropical Trough Shell umbos univalve valves ventral Victoria weed Western Australia Whelk whitish yellow