Nerita melanotragus

Nerita melanotragus Smith, 1884

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Description

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Nerita atramentosa

Author(s): Frey, Melissa A.
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Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Southwestern Pacific: Tasmania to southern Queensland, Australia to northern New Zealand

Author(s): Frey, Melissa A.
Rights holder(s): Frey, Melissa A.

Habitat

Marine intertidal: rocky shores; mid littoral

Author(s): Frey, Melissa A.
Rights holder(s): Frey, Melissa A.

References

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Bourne, G. C. (1908).  Contributions to the morphology of the group Neritacea of aspidobranch gastropods - Part I. The Neritidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 810-887.
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Fairweather, P. G. (1987).  Experiments on the interaction between predation and the availability of different prey on rocky seashores. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 114, 261-273.
Forrest, R. E., Chapman M. G., & Underwood A. J. (2001).  Quantification of radular marks as a method for estimating grazing of intertidal gastropods on rocky shores. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 258, 155-171.
Reeve, L. (1855).  Monograph of the Genus Nerita. Conchologia Iconica. 9, pls. 1-19.
Spencer, H. G., Waters J. M., & Eichhorst T. E. (2007).  Taxonomy and nomenclature of black nerites (Gastropoda: Neritimorpha: Nerita) from the South Pacific. Invertebrate Systematics. 21, 229-237.
Stephenson, T. A., & Stephenson A. (1973).  Australasia and New Zealand. Life Between Tidemarks on Rocky Shores. 275-350. New York: W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd .
Underwood, A. J. (1974).  The reproductive cycles and geographical distribution of some common eastern Australian prosobranchs (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 25, 63-88.
Underwood, A. J. (1976).  Food competition between age-classes in the intertidal neritacean Nerita atramentosa Reeve (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 23, 145-154.
Underwood, A. J. (1984).  Microalgal food and the growth of the intertidal gastropods Nerita atramentosa Reeve and Bembicum nanum (Lamarck) at four heights on a shore. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 79, 277-291.
Underwood, A. J. (1984).  Vertical and seasonal patterns in competition for microalgae between intertidal gastropods. Oecologia. 64, 211-222.
Underwood, A. J., & Chapman M. G. (1996).  Scales of spatial patterns of distribution of intertidal invertebrates. Oecologia. 107, 212-224.
Waters, J. M., King T. M., O'Loughlin P. M., & Spencer H. G. (2005).  Phylogeographical disjunction in abundant high-dispersal littoral gastropods. Molecular Ecology. 14(9), 2789-2802.