Patella pellucida Linnaeus, 1758
blue-rayed limpet
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Family:  Patellidae (patellid limpets)
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Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 15 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic: UK and Russia. Temperate to polar.
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Biology:  Members of the order Archaeogastropoda 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: SeaLifeBase Team, - 07.08.07

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