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Blue-rayed Limpet (Patella pellucida)

…a species of true limpet that can be found on eastern Atlantic coasts from Norway to Portugal. However, it is absent from the Baltic Sea, Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands. Patella pellucida typically inhabits and feeds on brown algae of the genus Laminaria. It is also known to inhabit Fucus serratus as well.

Classification

Animalia-Mollusca-Gastropoda-Patellogastropoda-Patellidae-Patella-P. pellucida

Images: Andy.Cowley and David Fenwick

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