|Common Name: Barbados keyhole limpet|
|Maximum reported size: 41 mm. The shell exterior is usually dirty-cream colored, usually speckled with shades of brown. The interior is white at the margins but greenish elsewhere, with paler bands. A thin brown line usually borders the green internal callus. The soft parts of the animal are mostly yellow, with many olive-brown or purple-brown thin lines on the head and flanks. Similar color can be seen on the yellow tentacles.|
|Hughes, R. N. 1971. Ecological Energetics of the Keyhole limpet Fissurella Barbadensis . Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 6(3): 167-178|
|In Bocas Del Toro|
|Reported By||Axel A. Olsson & Thomas L. McGinty|
|Locality||Archipelago de Bocas del Toro|
|Redfern, C. 2001. Bahamian Seashells. Bahamianseashells.com, Inc. Boca Raton, Florida. Page: 6.|
Franz, C. 1990. Differential Algal Consumption by Three Species of Fissurella Mollusca Gastropoda at isla de Margarita, Venezuela. Bulletin of Marine Science.46(3): 735-748
Franz, C. J. 1990. Seasonal Diurnal and Nocturnal Activity patterns of Three Species of Caribbean Intertidal Keyhole Limpets Mollusca Gastropoda Fissurella. Veliger. 33(2): 155-165
Franz, C. J. 1990. Feeding patterns of Fissurella Species on Isla de margaritea, Venezuela: Use of Radulae and Food Passage Rates. Journal of Molluscan Studies. 56(1): 25-36.
Lewis, J. B. 1960. The fauna of rocky shores of Barbados, West indies. Canadian Journal of Zoology Vol. 38:391-435.
Olsson, A. A. & McGinty, T. L. 1958. Recent marine mollusks from the Caribbean Coast of Panama with the description of some new genera and species. Bulletins of American Paleontology Vol. 39 Nº198
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