Observations in the Phylum: Mollusca

English Name: Molluscs

Horse mussel at Stone Dog

Atrina squamifera PA091842
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Location: Stone Dog reef
Observed on: 9th October 2010
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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By: seemonster
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

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By: seemonster
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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By: seemonster
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

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By: seemonster
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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By: seemonster
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Likely ID: Placida
Identifications: 1
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By: seemonster
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Likely ID: Placida
Identifications: 1
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By: seemonster
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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Pink lady at the A-360 pinnacles

Charonia lampas PB230127
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Location: A-360 pinnacle at Stonehenge
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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Smooth turban shell at the A-360 pinnacle

Turbo cidaris cidaris PB230082
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Location: A-360 pinnacle at Stonehenge
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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Description: Same animal

Smooth turban shell at the A-360 pinnacle

Turbo cidaris cidaris PB230124
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Location: A-360 pinnacle at Stonehenge
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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Description: Same animal

Umbrella Sea Slug

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By: tidaltao
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Location: 99, Colwyn Dr
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Hydatina

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By: tidaltao
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Location: 21, Hotel Rd
Observed on: 19th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Likely ID: Hydatina amplustre
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Chromodoris tinctoria

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By: tidaltao
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Location: 3A, Colwyn Dr
Observed on: 1st February 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
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Description: 30mm

Aplysia

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By: tidaltao
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Location: 43, Ocean Dr
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Likely ID: Aplysia
Identifications: 1
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Description: Uncertain of exact species

Nudibranchs

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Location: 1, Colwyn Dr
Observed on: 4th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Description: 30-40mm

Shaggy Sea Hare

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By: tidaltao
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Location: 43, Ocean Dr
Observed on: 2nd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Description: Juv

Crowned Nudibranch

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By: FredFred's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sea Forth. Simon's Town
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
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Description: Small white nudibranch with black marks and yellow spikes and tail

snail

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By: Eben Lourens
Cape Nature
Location: Meeding St, Plettenberg Bay
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Kelp limpet at the A-360 pinnacles

Cymbula compressa PB230047
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Location: A-360 pinnacle at Stonehenge
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
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Scaly dogwhelk at the Katsu Maru

Nucella cf squamosa PB230233
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Location: Katsu Maru wreck
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Goniobranchus

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By: tidaltao
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Location: 21, Hotel Rd
Observed on: 21st November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: 10-15mm

Some sort of Scutus sp?

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By: tidaltao
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Location: 21, Hotel Rd
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Likely ID: Scutus unguis
Identifications: 1
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Comments: 2
Description: 50-60mm long.

Dendrodoris nigra

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Location: 21, Hotel Rd
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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Description: Unusual colour variation compared to what I am used to seeing

Some sort of Lamellaria?

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By: tidaltao
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Location: 21, Hotel Rd
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Likely ID: Lamellaria
Identifications: 1
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Description: I have no idea what this could be, suggestions include some sort of Lamellaria sp? Approx. 20-30mm in size

Black mussels at the Katsu Maru wreck

Choromytilus meridionalis PB230186
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Location: Katsu Maru wreck
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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Scaly dogwhelk at the Katsu Maru

cf Nucella squamosa PB230163
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Location: Katsu Maru wreck
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Papery burnupena? at the Katsu Maru wreck

cf Burnupena papyracea PB230164
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Location: Katsu Maru wreck
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
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Comments: 2

Land snail 2

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Location: Mlalazi
Observed on: 21st November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
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Description: Found at base of dune at edge of estuary

Land snail 1

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Location: Mlalazi
Observed on: 21st November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Likely ID: Gastropoda
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: Found at base of dune on edge of estuary

Pustular triton at the Katsu Maru wreck

Argobuccinum pustulosum PB230145
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Location: Katsu Maru wreck
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Tick shell

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Location: Mlalazi Estuary
Observed on: 21st November 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
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Description: A few shells found on an intertidal sandbank - none living. Very thick shelled and would persist for a long time without decaying.

Toothed topshell Monodonta australis

Toothed topshell Monodonta australis
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Location: Mission Rocks
Observed on: 18th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Mollusc egg cases on sea fans at Sherwood Forest Reef

eggs P8260931
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Location: Sherwood Forest Reef
Observed on: 26th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2

Papery burnupena at Sherwood Forest Reef

Burnupena papyracea P8261009
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Location: Sherwood Forest Reef
Observed on: 26th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Spotted whelk at Sherwood Forest Reef

Spotted whelk P8260984
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Location: Sherwood Forest Reef
Observed on: 26th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Likely ID: Gastropoda
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Mantled keyhole limpet at Sherwood Forest Reef

Pupillaea aperta P8260962
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Location: Sherwood Forest Reef
Observed on: 26th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Ornate? topshell at Sherwood Forest Reef

Calliostoma cf ornata P8260981
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Location: Sherwood Forest Reef
Observed on: 26th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Long-siphoned whelk at Sherwood Forest reef

Fusinus ocelliferus P7138118
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Location: Sherwood Forest Reef
Observed on: 13th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Fasciolaria lugubris at Sherwood Forest Reef

Fasciolaria lugubris lugubris P8260956
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Location: Sherwood Forest reef
Observed on: 26th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Likely ID: Fasciolaria lugubris subsp. lugubris
Identifications: 1
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Pustular triton at Sherwood Forest Reef

Argobuccinum pustulosum P8260914
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Location: Sherwood Forest reef
Observed on: 26th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Description: with egg mass

Perlemoen at Shark Alley

Haliotis midae DSC05595
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Location: Shark Alley (False Bay)
Observed on: 17th July 2004
Added to iSpot: 20th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Pink lady at Romans Rest reef

Charonia lampas P3294840
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Location: Romans Rest reef
Observed on: 29th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: same animal

Gualtieri's Moon Snail

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Location: Mlalazi Estuary
Observed on: 13th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: On intertidal sand bank

Land snail

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Location: Mlalazi Estuary
Observed on: 19th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: Shell used by hermit crab as a home

Interesting Snail

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: 34, Lismore Ave
Observed on: 22nd February 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Pteropurpura uncinaria

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Location: R44, Helderberg Rural
Observed on: 25th December 1999
Added to iSpot: 16th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Description: Length 28mm, on rocks from 20 meters, False Bay.

sweet dessert?

cannibal on strelitza a
By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed on: 28th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Description: Seems cannibals too are partial to sweet nectar?

Pinna muricata

Pinna muricata
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed on: 22nd October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th November 2014
Likely ID: Pinna muricata
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Washed out on beach.

Monetaria caputserpentis

Monetaria caputserpentis
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed on: 22nd October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

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