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limpet

a marine gastropod MOLLUSC of the genus Patella that has a single, conical shell. When exposed at low water it attaches itself very firmly to the substrate, usually rocks.
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Off the west coast of the Baja California Peninsula, the keyhole limpet is reported as far south as Isla Asuncion, Baja California Sur [27[degrees]08' N, 114[degrees]18' W] (Morris et al.
The Limpet niche has always been to manufacture any type of label that's going to be placed in a harsh environment, and needs to last.
9 (9 indicates that these representative isolates were obtained from the same gill: limpet # 9, see Table 2).
Limpet mines, named after the shellfish, are naval mines attached to targets by magnets and usually set off by a time fuse.
Experts and fishermen met in May that year to look at measures to remove the limpet and to keep away other non-native species.
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Some of the many threats addressed in the program include improvised explosive devices, mail bombs, anti-vehicle explosive attacks, limpet mines, WMD-scale car and truck bombs, projected charge attacks, and blast-type chemical/biological dissemination devices.
End of line packaging specialist LIMPET TAPES LIMITED reported an increase in sales of its Lock n' Pop pallet stabilisation system.
A limpet and hydrobioid were previously identified on the basis of poor material by Hartman in 1976 (from the Ryan Ranch Locality) several kilometers west of the present study.
The periwinkle (29) and the ribbed limpet (3) are snails.
The system, known as Limpet (land-installed marine-powered energy transformer), collects wave energy in a chamber; the power of the waves in the chamber is then transformed into electricity with a turbo generator.