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Black Nerite at Merimbula, NSW

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Nerita melanotragus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Aug 2016
Nerita melanotragus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Aug 2016

Identification history

Sea Snail / Limpet (Gastropoda) Nerita melanotragus 23 Feb 2017 David64
Sea Snail / Limpet (Gastropoda) Nerita melanotragus 23 Feb 2017 SteveBurrows
Sea Snail / Limpet (Gastropoda) Nerita melanotragus 25 Aug 2016 David64
Unidentified 17 Aug 2016 SteveBurrows

3 comments

David64 wrote:
   23 Feb 2017
The brown operculum is diagnostic for N. melanotragus, and distinguishes it from N. atramentosa. See Grove p36.
   23 Feb 2017
Yes, I noticed that when I was checking which one it might be.
LizAllen wrote:
   24 Feb 2017
Thank you too,I have learned something .

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(Bait weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017 Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017 Austrocochlea porcata (Zebra top snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017 Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017 Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017 Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017 Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017 Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017 Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017 Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Actinia tenebrosa (Red Waratah Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Jul 2019
Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Jul 2019
Holopneustes purpurascens (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 16 Apr 2019
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Dec 2018
Arctocephalus forsteri (New Zealand Fur Seal) at Merimbula, NSW - 16 Aug 2018
Martensia sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Dictyota sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Phlyctenanthus australis (Brain Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Padina sp. (Variegated Fan-weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Leptograpsus variegatus (Leptograpsus variegatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Splachnidium rugosum (Splachnidium rugosum) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Mytilus edulis (Blue Mussel) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Austromegabalanus nigrescens (Giant Rock Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Ceramiaceae at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Ulva sp. (Bait weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Catomerus polymerus at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Scytosiphonaceae at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Nodilittorina pyramidalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Ecklonia radiata (Ecklonia radiata) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Amphiroa anceps (Amphiroa anceps) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Patella (Scutellastra) peronii (Scaly Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Plaxiphora albida (Giant chiton) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Phyllospora comosa (Phyllospora comosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 May 2018
Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Egretta sacra (Eastern Reef Egret) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Parvulastra exigua (Rock pool seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Catomerus polymerus at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Turbo (Subninella) undulatus (Common Warrener) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2018
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Apr 2018
Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Jan 2018
Amphiroa anceps (Amphiroa anceps) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Cabestana spengleri (Cabestana spengleri) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Turbo (Subninella) undulatus (Common Warrener) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Corallina officinalis (Corallina officinalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Siphonaria diemenensis (Siphonaria diemenensis) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Patella (Scutellastra) peronii (Scaly Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Leptograpsus variegatus (Leptograpsus variegatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Actinia tenebrosa (Red Waratah Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Austrocochlea porcata (Zebra top snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Mytilus edulis (Blue Mussel) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Ulva sp. (Bait weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Sep 2017
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Nodilittorina pyramidalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Plaxiphora albida (Giant chiton) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Catomerus polymerus at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Austromegabalanus nigrescens (Giant Rock Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Ulva sp. (Bait weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Austrocochlea porcata (Zebra top snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017
Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Aug 2017

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