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Fissurella nubecula   (Linnaeus, 1758)

cloudy keyhole limpet
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Fissurellidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 438)

Size / Weight / Age

Common length : 2.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 438)

Environment

Sessile; depth range ? - 200 m (Ref. 2754)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: France to Angola (Ref. 438). Turkey, Mediterranean Sea. Fissurella nubecula var. ex forma squamifera in Aegean Sea (Ref. 2754).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected from the sublittoral zone, from low tide up to a depth of 200 m. On rock exposed by the low tide (Ref. 417). Collected from the supralittoral and mediolittoral or intertidal zones (Ref. 2754). Occurs at the low tide mark. 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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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