- Size: Average size is 6.5-8.5cm. But have been seen to grow up to 40cm in length!
- Habitat: Estuarine and marine, sheltered rocky shores, attaches to rock and debris. Generally grown in a more oceanic environment.
- Features: Often almost oval, sometimes elongate. Flesh is a chalky white with mauve or brown patches.
- Taste: Stronger flavour
- Season: Best throughout winter months. Hot spots include Coffin Bay in SA, Smoky Bay and Saint Helens in Tasmania.