gooseneck barnacle


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gooseneck barnacle

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Noun1.gooseneck barnacle - stalked barnacle that attaches to ship bottoms or floating timbersgooseneck barnacle - stalked barnacle that attaches to ship bottoms or floating timbers
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
genus Lepas, Lepas - type genus of the family Lepadidae
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The gooseneck barnacle Pollicipes pollicipes (Gmelin, 1789) is harvested along the East Atlantic coast from Brittany to North Africa (Barnes 1996, Cruz 2000, Molares & Freire 2003, Parada et al.
Fouling image class Image count Rock oysters 82 Kelp 272 Zebra mussel 220 Hydrozoan 116 Acorn barnacle 83 Algae 195 Finger sponge 119 Gooseneck barnacle 288 Christmas tree worm 222 Tunicates 228 Table 2: Hardware components.
Among these, small individuals of the gooseneck barnacle Octolasmis warwickii (Gray, 1825) (Lepadomorpha: Poecilasmatidae) are frequently found attached on larger conspecifics (see Fig.
Gulls reduced gooseneck barnacle (Pollicipes polymerus) densities in Washington state (e.g., Wootton 1992, 1993a, b, 1994), but neither gulls (Larus spp.) nor other birds (Surfbirds Aphriza virgata, American Black Oystercatchers Haematopus bachmani) influenced acorn (or gooseneck) barnacles at BB or SH (Marsh 1986; B.
californianus, and the gooseneck barnacle, Pollicipes polymerus (Marsh 1984, 1986, Wootton 1992, 1993a, b, 1994a, Meese 1993).
Think foraged gooseneck barnacles, oven-charred rockfish, and pressed pig's ear terrines.
The worm-like creatures are believed to be gooseneck barnacles.
Galicia reigns supreme for its gooseneck barnacles, while Basque country produces Spain's finest wines.
In October, Goldstein and oceanographer Deb Goodwin of the Sea Education Association in Woods Hole reported that one-third of the gooseneck barnacles they collected from the garbage patch had plastic particles in their guts.
Pollicipes polymerus gooseneck barnacles along the northeast Pacific coast have sperm-delivery organs that stretch out about half a body length, which is actually modest by barnacle standards.