Haliotis ovina Gmelin, 1791

We have only rarely seen Haliotis ovina in the Marshall Islands. We have one empty shell from Kwajalein Atoll from the seaward reef that measured 44.3mm. We saw several slightly larger individuals under rocks in a seaward reef quarry right off the marine lab at Enewetak Atoll in the early 1980s. Three separate individuals from Enewetak are figured below.

Created 27 November 2017

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