Rough Keyhole Limpet
(Diodora aspera)

image of a Rough Keyhole Limpet

Image ID: 220-00

Comments : This is a shot of a Limpet hanging slightly upside down on the wall at Hussar Point. These aren't extremely common, but can be spotted if you're watching for them.
Common name : Rough Keyhole Limpet
Scientific Name : Diodora aspera
Location Found : Hussar Point, Northern British Columbia
Actual Size : 2 inches
Camera Used : Canon D60 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :
Natural History : This species has an escape response to certain starfish who consider it tasty enough to attack.