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Noun1.Patellidae - marine limpetsPatellidae - marine limpets      
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
class Gasteropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
genus Patella, Patella - type genus of the family Patellidae: common European limpets
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Gastropods of family Cerithiidae are the most abundant (840 shells, 41% of the recorded gastropods) while families Fissurellidae, Patellidae, Naticidae, Golmbellidae, Fasciolariidae and Pyramideloidae are represented by less than ten shells for each (Table I, Fig.
Contribution a l'etude des cycles de reproduction des Patellidae en Algerie.