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Below the locality data for Haliotis clathrata

is shown. Entries in red are new ones not published in Geiger (2000), entries in green are from the Australian Museum Sydney. First the specimen records are given, sorted by country/larger area in a general North-South and East-West organization. Below the specimen and range data from the literature are given. All specimens from DLG collection now in SBMNH.
The notation the locality data is as follows: (Collection-Acronyms Collection-Number: number-of-specimens). The term "complete" indicates preserved animals.

 

MOZAMBIQUE: Maputo (BOC, 1).

KENYA: (BMNH 241, 1).

MADAGASCAR: Tulear (MNHN no #, 2). 25 km N of Tulear, Mora Mora Village (KAS no #, 2). Nosi B, N Nosy Komba, Pointe Ambarionaombi (ANSP 258629, 1). SW Nosi B, between Ambatoloaka and Madirokely (ANSP 259131, 2).

COMOROS: (DLG no #, 1: complete). Sandy Isl., Mayotte (NM J9665, 1). Anjouan: (BMNH no #, 1). Mayotte, Benthedi, N Pamanzi Isl., 12 45' 01" S 45 17' 09" E (MNHN sta. S32, 10).

MAURITIUS: (DMNH ex 011016, 3). Belle Mare (CASIZ 044963, 2: complete). Trou aux Biches, Lagon (MNHN no #, 1).

ALDABRA: Picard Isl. (USNM 836531, 1).

SEYCHELLES: (BMNH no #, 1).

RODRIGUES ISL.: (BMNH 76.5.1.72, 1). Pt. Mathwesi (DLG 44g, 1; KAS no #, 1).

CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO: Ile du Coin, Peros Banhos (BMNH, 1). Peros Banhos, Ile Poule, seaward reef slope (BMNH 2307, 1).

MALDIVE ISL.: Gan Addu Atoll, south reef (BMNH, 1). Ari Atoll, NE of Feridu Isl., Islet 5.5 km NE of Feridu Isl. (ANSP 303927, 1: complete). Helengeli [= Helengili] (A. Faucci collection, 23).

SRI LANKA: Trincomalee (AMS C.073368, 1).

ANDAMANE ISL.: 80 km E of S Andaman Isl., N end of Invisible Bank (ANSP 292648, 2).

THAILAND: Off Phuket (Simon Aiken, pers. comm, 2).

SINGAPORE: (BMNH; ANSP 196380, 1: complete). Raffles Light (ANSP 245726, 3). Sentosa (KAS no #, 1). SW of Keppel Harbor, Palau Hantu (USNM 660824).

SOUTH CHINA SEA: Macclesfield Bank (BMNH 92.9.30.159.160, 2).

CHINA: Hong Kong, E side Mirs Bay Tai Pang Wang, SE of Ping Chau Is (AMS C.402438, 1).

JAPAN: Honshu, Hachijo Isl. (ANSP 240168, 1). Okinawa, 1 km WNW of Onna Village (LACM 78-29, 1; LACM 79-75, 1). Okinawa, Onna Village, Horseshoe cliffs (USNM 838612, 1). Okinawa, 5 km ESE of Zampamisaki, Bolo Point (LACM 78-25, 1; LACM 78-100, 1). Okinawa, Serigaki Beach (DLG 44k, 6; AMNH 276888, 3). Okinawa, 1 km S of Kuwae Hospital (USNM 838483, 1). Okinawa, 1 km S of Kuwae Hospital near old Hamby Yacht Club (USNM 838483, 1). Okinawa, 6.5km NE Kuzu-saki (AMS C.402430, 1). Ryukyu Ids, Okinawa, 1km WNW of Onna (AMS C.402432, 4).

PHILIPPINES: Bohol (NMW, 1). Siquijor Isl., San Juan, San Juan Reef (USNM 802093, 1). Luzon, Batangas (CASIZ 081039, 1). Luzon, Batangas, Devil's Point (CASIZ, 1). Luzon, Batangas, Calatagan (DMNH 205368, 1). Cebu, Caw-oy Isl., 10 km off Olango Isl. (= Santa Rosa Isl.). near Mactan Isl. (WR, 1). Luzon, Bataan Province (LACM 74724, 1). Palawan, San Pedro Cove, Linapacan Isl. (LACM 88-285.21, 1). Palawan, Calamian Group, Batunan Isl. (LACM 74701, 1). Mindanao, Zamboanga, Yellow Beach (KAS no #, 1). Mindanao, Silino Isl. (USNM 245500, 1). Mindoro, Aro Point (KAS no #, 1). Lubang (KAS no #, 1). Maricaibo, Devil Point (KAS no #, 1: complete). Bohol, Pamilacan Is (AMS C.402442, 2). Cebu, Mactan Is, Punta Engano (AMS C.402441, 1). Gindacapan Is, Talibon, NW Bohol (AMS C.402426, 1). Off Bohol Is, Pamilacan Island (AMS C.402439, 1). Palawan Is, N of Fondeado Is (AMS C.402431, 1).

PALUA (= BELAU): Koror, Malakal Harbor (ANSP 203083, 1). Arakbesan Isl. (ANSP 204544, 2).
INDONESIA: Java, Thousand Isl., Palau Pelangi (KAS no #, 1). Java, Pulau-Pulau Seribu Isl., off Jakarta Roya, Pelangi and Putri Isl. (LACM 86-163, 8). Schouten Isl., Biak Isl. (USNM 600559, 3). Sulawesi, off Menado, S Banuken and Siladen Isl. (LACM 88-56, 3: 1 complete). Sulawesi, Bunaken Island (137'13.1"N, 12445'51.1"E (ZSM 20033164, 1: complete; ZSM 20033288, 2: complete). Bali (RP no #, 2). Bali, Lovina Beach, N coast (KAS no #, 6). Dual Tual (RP no #, 1). Lesser Sunda Isl., Komodo Isl., Station JEM 87-4 (CASIZ 081123, 1). Ambon, Nus Laut Isl. (DLG 44e, 1: specimen from Baer, 1994).

MALAYSIA: Borneo, Sabah, Sipidan (KAS no #, 1). Borneo, Sabah, Sipidan, Sapi Isl. (KAS no #, 1: complete).

NEW GUINEA: N coast near Madang, Pig Isl. (= Tab Isl.) (CASIZ 086544, 1). 2.5 km SW of Biak, Dock-Reef (ANSP 206392, 2: complete). New Britain (RP, 1). New Brittain, Rabaul (RP no #, 3). NW Nusa Perida, Toya Pakeh (DLG 44h, 1; KAS no #, 1). Madang Harbour, Tab Is, S side (AMS C.402434, 1).

WA: Roebuck Bay (AMNH 220132, 1). NE corner of Seringapatam Reef (DLG 44i, 1). Ashmore Reef (DLG 44f, 1; KAS no #, 1). Freemantle, Cochburn Sound, Woodman Point (ANSP 358590, 1). Scott Reef (AMS C.404489, 0, 1: complete).

NT: Arnhem Land, Cape Wessel (AMS C.402383, 1).

QLD.: Lizard Isl. (LACM 79-53, 1; LACM 79-55, 1). Capricorn Isl. (CASIZ 102571, 3). Swain's Reef (CASIZ 102570, 2). Middle Keppel Isl. (CASIZ 102572, 3). Great Keppel Isl. (KAS no #, 1). South Keppel Isl., off Yepoon (CASIZ 102936). Keppel Group, Conical Isl. (CASIZ 102937). Keppel Bay, Middle Isl. (KAS no #, 3). Keppel Bay, Keppel Isl. (SBMNH, 1; ANMH 220249, 2). Keppel Bay (SBMNH, 1). Keppel Bay, Pumpkin Isl. (KAS no #, 1). Humpy Isl. (KAS no #, 3). Gladstone (RP no #, 1). Moreton Bay (KAS no #, 1). Stanage Bay (KAS no #, 4; SBMNH, 1). Great Barrier Reef, Grub Reef (LACM 83-44, 1). Bowen (AMS C.402419, 1). Bramston Reef, S of Bowen (AMS C.403109, 1). GBR, Bunker Group, Lady Musgrave Is (AMS C.402437, 1). GBR, Capricorn Group, Heron Is (AMS C.404597, 0, 1: complete). GBR, Capricorn Group, North West Is (AMS C.402328, 1). GBR, Capricorn Group, North West Is, SW corner (AMS C.402420, 1). GBR, Carter Reef, off "Platform Bommie" (AMS C.402381, 2). GBR, E of Lizard Is, Yonge Reef, N end (AMS C.402444, 2). GBR, E of Townsville, Broadhurst Reef (AMS C.402418, 1). GBR, E of Townsville, Broadhurst Reef (AMS C.402422, 1). GBR, Escape Reef, S part 15-094 (AMS C.402415, 1). GBR, Lizard Is, North Point (AMS C.402414, 1). GBR, Lizard Is, off Rocky Point (AMS C.402421, 1). GBR, Lizard Is, S end of South Is (AMS C.402424, 1). GBR, Macgillivray Cay, NW side (AMS C.402417, 2). GBR, Michaelmas Cay (AMS C.053328, 2). GBR, NE of Townsville, Wheeler Reef (AMS C.328994, 1). GBR, NE of Townsville, Wheeler Reef (AMS C.402416, 1). GBR, NE of Townsville, Wheeler Reef (AMS C.402423, 1). GBR, NE of Townsville, Wheeler Reef, W side (AMS C.402408, 2). GBR, Reef 13-074, N end (AMS C.402382, 1). GBR, Reef 13-119, S end (AMS C.402443, 1). GBR, Ruby Reef, SW end (AMS C.402427, 1). GBR, St. Crispins Reef (AMS C.046496, 1). GBR, Swain Reefs (AMS C.402445, 3). GBR, Swain Reefs, Sanctuary Reef, N side (AMS C.402329, 1). GBR, Whitsunday Passage, Langford Is (AMS C.403143, 1). Keppel Bay (AMS C.403368, 1). Keppel Bay, Great South Keppel Is (AMS C.404648, 0, 2: complete). Keppel Bay, Great South Keppel Is (AMS C.078554, 4). Keppel Bay, Great South Keppel Is (AMS C.403297, 5). Keppel Bay, Halfway Middle Is (AMS C.404596, 0, 1: complete). Keppel Bay, Humpy Is (AMS C.404595, 0, 3: complete). Keppel Bay, North Keppel Is (AMS C.402410, 1). Keppel Bay, North Keppel Is (AMS C.402411, 1). Keppel Bay, North Keppel Is (AMS C.402413, 1). Keppel Bay, North Keppel Is (AMS C.402425, 2). Keppel Bay, Pumpkin Is (AMS C.402409, 2). Keppel Bay, Pumpkin Is (AMS C.402412, 2). Off Townsville (AMS C.403296, 1). South Keppel Is, Keppel Bay (AMS C.096504, 2). Torres Strait, off Murray Is (AMS C.048377, 5).

NSW: Sydney, Botany Bay (SBMNH 209, 2). Lord Howe Isl., Neds Beach (AMS ex 328700, 1: complete). Split Solitary Island, S side (AMS C.402440, 1). Lord Howe Island, Lord Howe Rise (AMS C.402429, 1).

MARIANAS: W Saipan (DLG 44j, 3; KAS no #, 1). Guam (USNM 887465, 1; AMNH 220127, 2). Guam, Orote Cliffs (AMNH 220528, 1). Guam, Tweed's Cave (USNM 852034, 1). Guam, off Gun Beach, Tumon Bay (USNM 698004, 1).
SOLOMONE ISL.: NE side Vanganu Isl., Marovo Lagoon, Kokuana Passage, Matui Isl. (LACM 89-77, 1). Honiara (CASIZ, 1). Bunana Isl. (BMNH 2144, 2).

CHRISTMAS ISLAND: (AMS C.147376, 10).

CORAL SEA: Marion Reef (AMS C.384522, 1). North East Herald Cay (AMS C.328992, 4). North East Herald Cay (AMS C.328993, 8). Saumarez Reef (AMS C.402433, 1).

NEW CALEDONIA: Central N side, Bogota Reefs (USNM 693386, 1). Grand Reef of Koumac (MNHN sta. 1316, 3; MNHN sta. 551, 1). Passe de Koumac (MNHN sta. 1310, 1). Sector of Belep (MNHN sta. 1217, 1; MNHN sta. 1128, 1). Touaourou (USNM 795269, 1). Cook's Reef (CASIZ 102574). Ile des Pins (KAS no #, 2). Ile des Pins, Kuto Beach (CASIZ 102494). Noumea, Ilot Charron, Baulari Bay (ANSP 275419, 1). Noumea, Baie de Citron (ANSP 237557, 1). Noumea, Baie Ouemo (DMNH 19675, 1; ANSP 271204, 1). Noumea, Touho, Koe Reef (DMNH 69885, 1). Noumea, Touho (ANSP 238033, 1). Sector of Touho (MNHN sta. 1264, 1; MNHN sta. 1271, 1). Bourail (AMNH 107198, 1). Ouen Isl., Prony Bay (MNHN sta. 232, 1). Sector of Yat (MNHN sta. 735, 1). N. O. "Alis" Campagne SMIB 5, 23 25' S 168 05' E (MNHN sta. DW99, 1). Loyality Isl., Lifu (DLG no #, 4). Ile Nou, Noumea (AMS C.026118, 1).

MICRONESIA: Upper Mortlocks, Losap Isl. (DMNH 205366, 1). Kapingamarangi Atoll (UCMP loc. # 13107, 1). Eniwetok Atoll (AMNH 92485, 1). Eniwetok, Rigili Isl. (USNM 580735, 1). Kwajalein (KAS no #, 1). Kwajalein, West Reef (DLG 44c, 2; KAS no #, 4). Kwajalein, Carlson Isl. (KAS no #, 3; KAS no #, 1; BMSM 1959, 1). Rongerik, Bock Isl. (USNM 586290, 1).

KIRIBATI: Gilbert Ids, Kingsmill Ids (AMS C.138958, 7).

TONGA: Ha'apai Group, Cornfield and Campbell (CASIZ 102573, 1: complete). Vava'u Group, SW Vava'u Isl., S end Pangaimota Isl., cliff at W end of Maugaui (LACM 86-220, 1). Vava'u Group, N side Nuapupa Isl., outside of lagoon (LACM 85-89, 1). Vava'u Group, between Longitau Isl. and Vaka'eitu Isl. (LACM 85-90, 1). Eua Isl., Aa'a Luma Beach (KAS no #, 1). Makaha'a, Nukua LaFa (ZMK 1: complete).

WESTERN SAMOA: Savaii Isl., Mataatu Harbor, Eastern Reef (AMNH 178945, 1).

AMERICAN SAMOA: Fagan Bay (KAS no #, 2).

LITERATURE, LOCALITIES: Indonesia, Bali, Temukus Roads (Boone, 1938). QLD., Hayman Isl. (Anon., 1975). QLD., Michaelmas Cay; WA, NW Cape (Anon., 1982). Kepulauan Seribu (Stewart, 1986). WA, Ningaloo Marine Park (Wilson, 1993).

LITERATURE, RANGE: New Caledonia; tropical Australia; Hachijo-jima; Singapore (Talmadge, 1963). PNG (Hinton, 1972: as crebrisculpta). E coast (Hinton, 1978: as crebrisculpta). As far S as Keppel Bay, Guadalcanal, Japan (Anon., 1982). Japan through N Australia (Abbott & Dance, 1983). Lesser Sunda Isl. (Dharma, 1988: as crebrisculpta). New Caledonia (Salvat et al., 1988: as coccoradiata). Scott Reef - N QLD (Wilson, 1993). Madagascar, New Guinea, Borneo, Philippines (Gosliner et al., 1996). Madagascar, Rodriguez Isl., Chagos Archipelago, Maldives, Okinawa, Tonga (Stewart & Geiger, 1999).