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Cape Keyhole Limpet

Fissurella mutabilis G. B. Sowerby I 1835

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Fissurella mutabilis (Cape Keyhole Limpet) is a species of snails in the family keyhole limpets. They are native to South African Exclusive Economic Zone, Madagascan Exclusive Economic Zone, and Namibia. Dead Cape Keyhole Limpet form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 12 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Cape keyhole limpet. View this species on GBIF