Cocculiniform limpets live mostly in aphotic zones of deep-sea areas. In this environment, rather poor in organic nutritients, they have specialized in utilizing different odd food sources. The paper presents the list of all species included in the superfamilies Cocculinoidea Dall, 1882 and Lepetelloidea Dall, 1882. Data on their habitat, food preferences and distribution are also included. Adaptive...
Based on monthly quantitative sampling it has been found that Alinda biplicata (Mont.) reproduces in June, July and August; juveniles grow at a rate of ca. 1 whorl/month and reach maturity in the third/fourth year of life. Adults live more than one year, the total life span being at least 4 years.
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