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Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (1991) 161 (1): 151–169.
Published: 1 November 1991
...Andrew M. Smith ABSTRACT Experiments were performed to determine the mechanism by which limpets attach to the substratum. Pressure measurements were made under the feet of three species of limpets as they were forcibly detached from the substratum. These measurements show that limpets actively...