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Noun1.Cirripedia - barnacles
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
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
Balanidae, family Balanidae - stalkless barnacles
family Lepadidae, Lepadidae - goose barnacles
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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charophytes, bivalves, and cirripeds (Mytilus trossulus, Dreissena polymorpha, Macoma balthica, Mya arenaria, and Amphibalanus improvisus).
Sheltered hard bottoms with bivalves and the cirriped Amphibalanus improvisus
Biofouling is made up of hundreds of species, such as tubicolous bacteria, protozoan, seaweed, mollusks, bryozoans, cirripeds, polychaetes, ascidians, hydrozoans, and so on.