Tortoise-shell limpet

Tortoise-shelled limpet

Distribution in scandinavian waters

Maximum length: 3 cm.
Appearance: White-grey or greenish with turtle patterned chocolate or walnut coloured markings. Brown streaks radiate from the apex. Coppar green mantle edge with small tentacles.
Depth: 0-50 m.
Environment: .
Classification: The Tortoise-shell limpet is a member of the gastropods under the mollusc group.

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