This large mussel has a very elegant shell that is thin and elongate. Valve rounded apex (umbo) near anterior end, and the posterior area expanded. Exterior is brown, shiny, with a lighter radial ray. Interior is white. Shell up to 11 cm across.
This species has been incorrectly recorded as other species in this genus group of animals.
Low tide level to depth of 50 m.
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed