Limatula strangei, Jervis Bay, NSW, Photo: Graham Edgar
Prominent marginal tentacles and is a reasonable swimmer, although it generally lives concealed under rocks.It differs in shape from Lima lima in having the two long sides of the shell approximately similar, 16–22 radial ribs on the valves, and concentric ridges across the ribs rather than prickly scales.
Max Size: 4 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 14.7-21.3°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney