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Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Nautilus shells

Nautilus shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced collection
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Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle was caught

Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle w...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dr La Mont West collection
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Cymatiidae Negyrina Delecta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1981
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Marginellidae Australis Australia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Cymbiola Imperialis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Philippines
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Struthiolariaiidae Tylospira Scutulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Twofold Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Turbinidae Bellastraea Sirius shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lilly Pilly, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1974
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Two Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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A pair of Mytilidae Stavelia Horrida shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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A pair of Mytilidae Modiolus Cottoni Shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Volutidae Relegamoria Molleri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Charonia Rubicunda

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Volutidae Aulicina Sophiae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Tonnidae Malea Pomum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Vexillum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Pterynotus Triformus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1981
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pyriformis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cancellariidae Sydaphera Undulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1979
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Volutidae Cymbiola Nobilis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Singapore
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Bagged 'gull' shells, part of the necklace making kit

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Rex Greeno
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Six Terebridae Terebra Inconstans shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Hawaii, United States of America
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita (rare red variety)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Shoal Bay

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Cassididae Phalium Bandatum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1978
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Terebridae Terebra Crenulata

Terebridae Terebra Crenulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Virginea

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Conidae Conus Rattus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Muricidae Chicoreus Rubiginosus

Muricidae Chicoreus Rubiginosus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Cymatiidae Cymatiella Leseuri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1982
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Ellobiidae Volegalea Wardiana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Three Mytilidae Species Shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1982
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Two Conidae Conus Viola shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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