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Family: Nacellidae (See list of species below)

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33 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Cellana craticulata
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Cellana denticulata
[dentate limpet]
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Cellana eucosmia
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Cellana exarata
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Cellana flava
[golden limpet]


Cellana grata
[Japanese grata limpet]
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Cellana karachiensis
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Cellana nigrolineata
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Cellana oliveri
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Cellana ornata
[ornate limpet]
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Cellana pricei
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Cellana radians
[radiate limpet]


Cellana radiata
[rayed wheel limpet]


Cellana rota
[rayed limpet]


Cellana sandwicensis
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Cellana solida
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Cellana stellifera
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Cellana strigilis
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Cellana taitensis
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Cellana testudinaria
[turtle limpet]
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Cellana tramoserica
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Nacella concinna
[Antarctic limpet]
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Nacella deaurata
[front topped limpet]
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Nacella delesserti
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Nacella delicatissima
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Nacella edgari
[Depressed limpet]
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Nacella flammea
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Nacella fuegiensis
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Nacella kerguelensis
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Nacella macquariensis
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Nacella magellanica
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Nacella mytilina
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Nacella terroris
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33 Species of Family Nacellidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Cellana craticulata Southwest Pacific
Cellana denticulata dentate limpet Southwest Pacific
Cellana eucosmia Western Indian Ocean
Cellana exarata Eastern Central Pacific
Cellana flava golden limpet Southwest Pacific
Cellana grata Japanese grata limpet Western Pacific. Tropica 5.6 SHL
Cellana karachiensis Western Indian Ocean
Cellana nigrolineata Western Pacific
Cellana oliveri Southwest Pacific
Cellana ornata ornate limpet Southwest Pacific
Cellana pricei Eastern Central Pacific
Cellana radians radiate limpet Southwest Pacific
Cellana radiata rayed wheel limpet Central Pacific.
Cellana rota rayed limpet Indo-Pacific and the Medi 5 SHL
Cellana sandwicensis Eastern Central Pacific
Cellana solida Eastern Indian Ocean
Cellana stellifera Southwest Pacific
Cellana strigilis Southwest Pacific
Cellana taitensis Eastern Central Pacific
Cellana testudinaria turtle limpet Indo-West Pacific 9 SHL
Cellana tramoserica Indo-west Pacific
Nacella concinna Antarctic limpet Antarctic. 6 DL
Nacella deaurata front topped limpet Southwest Atlantic, South 6.1 DL
Nacella delesserti Antarctic Indian Ocean
Nacella delicatissima Western Atlantic. 4.6 DL
Nacella edgari Depressed limpet Antarctic Indian Ocean
Nacella flammea Western Atlantic and Sout 3.9 DL
Nacella fuegiensis Southeast Pacific, Southw 5 DL
Nacella kerguelensis Southern Ocean.
Nacella macquariensis Southwest Pacific
Nacella magellanica Southeast Pacific, Southw 6.6 DL
Nacella mytilina Southeast Pacific, Southw 4.3 DL
Nacella terroris Southwest Pacific



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