Haliotis brazieri Angas, 1869
Distribution: in Australia, from southern Queensland to New South Wales.
Size up to 46mm, often near the 30mm large. Subtidal to at least 40m deep.

Shape, sculpture, and patterns are close to those of the south african H. queketti.
Notice the elevated holes, the rounded shape, the deep suture, the wide columella.
Dead collected, on beach, Solitary islands, Mullaway, New South Wales. 31,5mm.
15m deep, in rubble gutter, under small rocks, Wollongong, Illawarra, New South Wales. 35mm.
Original pictures © R. kershaw.
The form hargravesi (Cox, 1869) is strongly ribbed. This is the only difference with brazieri.
15m deep, under small rocks in rubble gutters, Batemans Bay, NSW. 30-34mm.
Original pictures © R. Kershaw.

All pics © Olivier Caro