Distribution in scandinavian waters
Maximum length: 2-3 cm.
Appearance: Chitons are primitive molluscs with a body covered
by eight calcareous dorsal plates. The head has no tentacles, eyes or
jaws, but a radula, a rasp tongue.
Depth: 0- m.
Environment: Chitons live on hard bottoms and more or
less close to the shoreline where they eat algae.
Classification: There are only two specie in Swedish waters.
Chitons are members of the mollusc group.