9295 thumb Rocky Shores of Algoa Bay

This guide is being developed to help Nelson Mandela University students with the identification of rocky shore organisms around Port Elizabeth, in Algoa Bay and Seaview, in the Eastern Cape, on the South Coast of South Africa.
It is a 'work in progress' and will be continuously updated ...more ↓

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smooth plough shell 5
Bullia rhodostoma
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Variable Burnupena 4
Burnupena lagenaria
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long-siphoned whelk 2
Fusinus ocelliferus
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african perwinkle 4
Afrolittorina africana
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Southern Periwinkle 4
Afrolittorina knysnaensis
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Bladder Moon Snail 16
Neverita didyma
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solitary worm snail 2
Thylacodes natalensis
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blotched nerite 1
Nerita albicilla
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Giant Limpet 20
Scutellastra tabularis
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Broadray Limpet 1
Helcion pruinosus
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Granite Limpet 4
Cymbula granatina
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pink-rayed limpet 21
Cymbula miniata
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Goat Eye Limpet 5
Cymbula oculus
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Variegated Sundial 22
Heliacus variegatus
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Brown-lined Paperbubble 23
Hydatina physis
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Pink Bubble Snail 24
Aplustrum amplustre
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white-edged nudibranch 2
Fjordia capensis
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purple lady 25
Paraflabellina funeka
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candy nudibranch 2
Cuthona speciosa
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Four-colour Nudibranch 26
Godiva quadricolor
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orange-eyed nudibranch 2
Cratena capensis
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Sea Swallow 27
Glaucus atlanticus
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Cape silvertip nudibranch 28
Janolus capensis
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Gasflame Nudibranch 26
Bonisa nakaza
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frilled nudibranch 26
Leminda millecra
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red-spotted nudibranch 26
Goniobranchus heatherae
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Cape Dorid 26
Hypselodoris capensis
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Two-coloured halgerda 29
Halgerda dichromis
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cow nudibranch 2
Gargamella bovina
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variable dorid 30
Aphelodoris brunnea
Warty Doris
Doris verrucosa
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black nudibranch 31
Tambja capensis
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Ghost Nudibranch 31
Lecithophorus capensis
blue speckled nudibranch
Dendrodoris caesia
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Mouse-eared Snail 33
Myosotella myosotis
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mantled keyhole limpet 13
Pupillaea aperta
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saddle-shaped keyhole limpet 34
Dendrofissurella scutellum
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perlemoen 5
Haliotis midae
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venus ear 35
Haliotis spadicea
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ornate topshell 5
Calliostoma ornatum

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