limpet

limpet

Observation - limpet - UK and Ireland. Description: The rock this limpet was on was at mean high tide level and over a metre long. The limpet must have made a round trip of over 3 metres each high tide to make these feeding marks. As the rock could only have been submerged for an hour or so the limpet mus

The rock this limpet was on was at mean high tide level and over a metre long. The limpet must have made a round trip of over 3 metres each high tide to make these feeding marks. As the rock could only have been submerged for an hour or so the limpet must have moved at around 5cm a minute. Not bad for an animal with just one foot!