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Mediterranean Limpet

Patella caerulea Linnaeus 1758

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Patella caerulea (Mediterranean Limpet) is a species of Gastropoda in the family limpets. Dead Mediterranean Limpet form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 59 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 21 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mediterranean limpet. View this species on GBIF