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Patella ferruginea


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lexID:
5772 
AphiaID:
-999 
Scientific:
Patella ferruginea 
German:
Napfschnecke 
English:
Limpet 
Category:
Snäckor med skal 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Patellidae (Family) > Patella (Genus) > ferruginea (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gmelin, 1791 
Occurrence:
Northern Africa, Portugal, Medelhavet, Spanien 
Size:
bis zu 8cm 
Temperature:
°C - 23°C 
Food:
Alger, Plankton 
Difficulty:
5 - Svår 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Last edit:
2013-07-20 11:17:47 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Patella ferruginea are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Patella ferruginea, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Patella ferruginea, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Gmelin, 1791

Lives endemic in the Mediterranean and feed on algae.

Patella ferruginea is a threatened species.

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