What is another word for Fissurella Apertura?

3 synonyms found


[ fˌɪʃəɹˈɛləɹ ˈapət͡ʃəɹə], [ fˌɪʃəɹˈɛləɹ ˈapət‍ʃəɹə], [ f_ˌɪ_ʃ_ə_ɹ_ˈɛ_l_ə_ɹ ˈa_p_ə_tʃ_ə_ɹ_ə]

Fissurella apertura, also known as keyhole limpet, is a species of sea snail with an oval-shaped opening on the top of its shell. Synonyms for Fissurella apertura include limpets, keyhole snails, and slit shells. The snail's unique structure allows them to cling tightly to rocks in intertidal zones, where they feed on algae and other small organisms. The characteristic keyhole-shaped opening helps to regulate water flow, and the snail's strong foot facilitates movement and adhesion. Fissurella apertura is also an important bioindicator of environmental change, with researchers using the snail to monitor the effects of ocean acidification, climate change, and pollution on marine organisms.

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How to use "Fissurella apertura" in context?

The Fissurella Apertura is an odd looking jellyfish. It has a long, tube-like body with a small mouth at one end and a large, divided open bell at the other. The bell is divided into many small chambers. This Jellyfish is found in the Indo-Pacific region and can be found from the Red Sea, including the Gulf of Aqaba, to Australia and New Zealand. It is carnivorous and has a strong jellying power.

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