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Molluscan Research 28(2): 107-110; published 31 Jul. 2008
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Colonisation of Fremantle Harbour and Cockburn Sound, Western Australia by the eastern Australian scallop Scaeochlamys livida (Lamarck, 1819)

1Western Australian Museum, Perth, WA 6000, Australia.
2Department of Fisheries Western Australia, Level 3, 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000.


The eastern Australian scallop Scaeochlamys livida (Lamarck, 1819) is recorded from Cockburn Sound and Fremantle Harbour, Western Australia. It was first recorded in Cockburn Sound in the 1980s and has now become a permanent part of the molluscan fauna of both Fremantle Harbour and Cockburn Sound.

Key words: Introduced species, Mimachlamys asperrima, Pectinidae, marine

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