Fissurella crassa Lamarck, 1822
thick keyhole limpet
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Family:  Fissurellidae (keyhole limpets)
Max. size:  max. reported age: 10 years
Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Chile.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Members of the order Patellogastropoda 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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Parducho, Vina Angelica - 16.10.14

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