Radiate Limpet

How to Recognise It 3

Th radiate limpet, also known as the tortoiseshell limpet is the most variable of the New Zealand limpets. This page showcases the radiate look of the limpet, with patches of the tortoiseshell look slightly visable.

Summary 3

Cellana radians, common name the golden limpet, is a species of true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Nacellidae, which is one of the true limpet families.

Adapted by tangatawhenua from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cellana_radians

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  2. (c) Lisa Bennett, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Lisa Bennett
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iNaturalist NZ Map

Location Aupourian, Cookian, Forsterian
Depth High Tide, Low Tide, Mid Tide