Megathura crenulata   (Sowerby I, 1825)

giant keyhole limpet
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Classification
Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Fissurellidae
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Main reference
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 12.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 33 m (Ref. 865)

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: USA to Mexico.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on rocky substrate from intertidal to a depth of 33 meters (Ref. 865).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown