oa African Zoology - Growth and production of Bullia rhodostoma on an open sandy beach in Algoa Bay

Volume 14, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



The plough shell, Bullia rhodostoma (Mollusca: Gastropoda), has been studied on an open sandy beach where it is a common scavenger. Samples taken over a year indicate hatching of young individuals from December to February. They reach a length of about 10 mm after 1 year and 40 mm after 10 years.

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