The American Slipper Limpet (Crepidula fornicata) in Milford Haven

@article{Cole1953TheAS,
  title={The American Slipper Limpet (Crepidula fornicata) in Milford Haven},
  author={Henry A. Cole and R. H. BAIRD},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1953},
  volume={172},
  pages={687-687}
}
DURING a short survey of Milford Haven (July 27–30, 1953) for the purpose of assessing the possibility of reviving the oyster fishery, six American slipper limpets (Crepidula fornicata) were found in or near Pennar Gut, the estuary of the Pembroke River. Crepidula, a serious pest of oysters, had previously been recorded only from the east and south coasts of Britain1. The limpets, varying in length from about 12 to 50 mm., were found during approximately half an hour's examination of the shores… CONTINUE READING

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