Balanus balanoides


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Related to Balanus balanoides: acorn barnacle
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Noun1.Balanus balanoides - barnacle that attaches to rocks especially in intertidal zonesBalanus balanoides - barnacle that attaches to rocks especially in intertidal zones
barnacle, cirriped, cirripede - marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces
Balanus, genus Balanus - type genus of the family Balanidae
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Seasonal variation of antioxidant and biotransformation enzyms in barnacle, Balanus balanoides, and their relation with polyaromatic hydrocarbons.
Effects of competition, predation by Thais lapillus, and other factors on natural populations of the barnacle Balanus balanoides.