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Patella vulgata   Linnaeus, 1758

common limpet
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Classification
Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda | Patellidae
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Main reference
Harms, J. 1993. (Ref. 2711)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
max. reported age: 16 years (Ref. 8702)

Environment
Demersal

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic: Sweden, Norway, Germany and UK.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the order Archaeogastropoda 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




Human uses

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Internet sources
Alien/Invasive Species database | BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | National databases | PubMed | Scirus | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
High