How to use Limpets in a sentence
It is commonly supposed to be capable of prizing limpets from their rock, and of opening the shells of mussels; but, though undoubtedly it feeds on both, further evidence as to the way in which it procures them is desirable.
The numbers and sizes of limpets and other grazing gastropods were determined by measurements and counts from the digital images.
I think they'll end up all over me like limpets.
Behavior in Captivity In aquaria, I could not get them to eat the limpets, Patella.
You can find limpets on all the rocky shores of the Marine Reserve.Advertisement
Originally the Chitons were placed with the limpets, Patella, in Cuvier's Cyclobranchia, an order of the Gastropoda.
The sheltered waters of the broken southern coast, however, are rich in fish and molluscs, especially in mussels, limpets and barnacles, which are the principal food resource of the nomadic Indian tribes of those regions.
This circlet of gill-lamellae led Cuvier to class the limpets as Cyclobranchiata, and, by erroneous identification of them with the series of metamerically repeated ctenidia of Chiton, to associate the latter mollusc with the former.
A study can investigate what would be the reason for selecting the less profitable limpets.
The women would have collected food limpets and mussels from the rocks, berries and nuts from the woods.Advertisement
Limpets (Patella vulgata) and rough periwinkles are snails that graze on the algae and lichens.
Limpets scrape out a living by rasping almost invisible algae off bare looking rock.