The Limpet Circus: Behavioral Ecology of the Owl Limpet - Perspectives on Ocean Science
Premiere Date: 12/14/2011; 50 minutes

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At first glance, the owl limpet appears to be an innocuous, slow moving snail on the rocky intertidal shores. Delve further into its behavior and you'll discover a sex-changing, fighting gastropod. Join Birch Aquarium visiting scientist Stephanie Schroeder as she leads you through the fascinating world of limpet interactions and explains her research examining territorial snail behavior. (#22783)

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