Acanthopleura granulatais commonly referred to as West Indian Fuzzy Chiton. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Acanthopleura granulata consists of 8 plates. Around the plates is a gray girdle with black bands. Hair-like spines on the girdle give it a furry imppression. The brown plates are usually eroded or encrusted with algae.
Acanthopleura granulata is common all over the Caribbean.It lives on hard substrates.