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Fissurella barbadensis

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lexID:
6033 
AphiaID:
419355 
Scientific:
Fissurella barbadensis 
German:
Barbados Schlüssellochschnecke 
English:
Barbados Keyhole Limpet 
Category:
Snäckor med skal 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Lepetellida (Order) > Fissurellidae (Family) > Fissurella (Genus) > barbadensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Jamaica, Cuba, Costa Rica, Karibien, Mexicanska golfen, Mexico (East Pacific) 
Size:
bis zu 4cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Food:
Alger 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
1 - Mycket enkel 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Fissurella angusta
  • Fissurella barbouri
  • Fissurella bravensis
  • Fissurella bridgesii
  • Fissurella clenchi
  • Fissurella coarctata
  • Fissurella costaria
  • Fissurella costata
  • Fissurella crassa
 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-09-10 19:38:57 

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Fissurella barbadensis (Gmelin, 1791)

Keyhole limpet there are worldwide, from cold to tropical waters.Fissurella barbadensis is an Keyhole limpet snail from the Caribbean sea.It lives on rocks in dense algal growth and feeds on algae.

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