Rhinoclavis bituberculata, 1 of 2. Rottnest is, WA, Photo: Andrew Green
Rhinoclavis bituberculata, 2 of 2. Rottnest Is, WA, Photo: Andrew Green
Elongate with sharp spire and 10-14 whorls, and with paired spiral rows of white tubercles. This creeper is very common on shallow flats with clean sand in the Perth region, including sand patches among seagrass.
Max Size: 6 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 18.5-22.7°C
Habitat: Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (14% 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