Scaeochlamys livida, Jervis Bay, NSW, Photo: Graham Edgar
Relatively small scallop with about 11 strong radial ridges that each carry a series of raised scales. It is occasionally found `attached to the undersurface of rocks or on shell debris.
Max Size: 8 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 15.7-23.3°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (4% 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: Several (5 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