Amusium balloti Bernardi 1861
Ballot's saucer scollop northern scallop, tropical saucer scollop
Amusium balloti, Ballot's saucer scollop,  northern scallop, tropical saucer scollo

Family Pectinidae

Only 1 half of this bivalve shell was found. The right valve of Amusium balloti is white, whereas the left valve is deep pink. The animal swims actively but rests on sandy bottoms. Amusium Balloti is imporatant in commercial scallop fisheries.

Distribution =   all round Australia
Max size =   14 cms