Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Subspecies Haliotis scalaris emmae Reeve, 1846

Emma's Ear Shell

Compiler and date details

September 2014 - Des Beechey & Winston F. Ponder, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

December 2012 - Des Beechey, Peter U. Middelfart, Winston F. Ponder & Stephanie Baccarella, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Miscellaneous Literature Names




South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Record from Sydney given by Geiger (2000) is not supported by Australian Museum collection and is in error.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35)

Ecological Descriptors

Boulders, continental shelf, intertidal, marine, rocks, shallow subtidal, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

To 50 m


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
04-Sep-2014 HALIOTOIDEA 04-Sep-2014 MODIFIED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Stephanie Baccarella (AM) Dr Peter Middelfart (AM) Dr Winston Ponder (AM)
05-Aug-2011 MODIFIED