Ischnochiton torri

Ischnochiton torri
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Size: 4 cm

Distribution: All SA coast and gulf waters

Habitat: Rocky areas under rocks

Depth: Lower intertidal and subtidal

Ischnochiton torri
Ischnochiton torri
Ischnochiton torri
Ischnochiton torri

This distinctive chiton has dark brown valves, with streaks of white near the jugum. The wide girdle is usually orange, to dark brown, and covered in very fine scales and small hairy spicules, giving it a velvety appearance.