common limpet


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Related to common limpet: Patella vulgata, Dogwhelk
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Noun1.common limpet - marine limpetcommon limpet - marine limpet        
limpet - any of various usually marine gastropods with low conical shells; found clinging to rocks in littoral areas
genus Patella, Patella - type genus of the family Patellidae: common European limpets
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Deposition of annual growth lines in the apex of the common limpet (Patella vulgata) from Shetland Islands, UK and Norway: evidence from field marking and shell mineral content of annual line deposition.
Why not try to spot some of the most common ones you are likely to find such as hermit crab shells; edible cockle; the common limpet shell and common whelk.