Haliotis midae Linnaeus, 1758
Distribution: South Africa. Western Cape to Kwazulu-Natal.
Intertidal to 25m deep, on moderately exposed shores.

Specimen in natural condition.
False Bay, Western Cape. 150mm.
Same spot. 146mm.
Shallow water on & around rocks, Port Elisabeth, Eastern Cape.
133-140mm. Pictures © R. Kershaw.
This milky columellar plate is typical.
116,7mm. Original pictures © Franck Frydman.
Hout Bay. 158mm.

All pics © Olivier Caro