Shell oval shape with holes in an arc around the edge. Live animal has fringed black edge. Shell up to 13 cm long.
Black-lipped Abalone use the holes in their shell to breathe, moving water over their gills underneath and then out the holes. Catches of this abalone form the most valuable fishery in Victoria.
Crevices and under boulders on rocky reefs.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed