Fissurella barbadensis   (Gmelin, 1791)

Barbados keyhole limpet

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Fissurellidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 8 m (Ref. 83435).  Tropical; 32°N - 6°N, 92°E - 57°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.1 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 3.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355); max. reported age: 2 years (Ref. 2823)

Short description Morphology

Shell of medium size, elliptical. Sculpture of irregular, coarse, radial ribs. Margin irregular. Orifice almost circular. Colour: greyish to pinkish white, usually with purplish blotches and lines between ribs. Internally with green and whitish concentric bands. Border of orifice internally deep green.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Intertidal on rocky and other hard substrates; present in coral reef environments (Ref. 355). Members of the order Patellogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Patellogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Leal, J.H. 2003. (Ref. 355)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown