genus Fissurella


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Noun1.genus Fissurella - type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpetsgenus Fissurella - type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
Diodora apertura, Fissurella apertura, keyhole limpet - marine limpet having a conical shell with an opening at the apex
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2008) such as the commercially important species of abalone and a few species in the genus Fissurella. A description of developmental changes in the structure of the radula in the GKL and its comparison with other vetigastropods may help shed light on the types of food it can ingest in culture and natural habitats.