Large size, relatively high shell and rows of fine granules in the lateral areas and on the head valve. The basal colour is generally cream with dark brown or ochre markings; however, the colour pattern cannot be seen on large eroded animals. The species is moderately common under large flat rocks in areas with good water flow.
Max Size: 10 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 11.8-19.8°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (50% 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
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney