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Goose barnacle

order Pedunculata


Filter feeding crustacean


Intertidal zone



2 Species ID Suggestions

Goose barnacle
order Pedunculata Goose barnacle
Leilah 8 years ago

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Aaron_G 8 years ago

Great spotting, Kera! Since you now know the identity of your organism, please go ahead and fill in the scientific name field. This allows the spotting to fully enter the database and become complete, letting groups and individuals to use the data and find your spotting. It also takes the spotting off the "unidentified" list. Thank you!

Here's a great Project Noah blog entry that explains the spotting process:

hg_williams3 8 years ago

i like the name dragon toes they do look like them

KeraLacoMatsui 8 years ago

Thank you! We named "dragon toes" but now we know what they really are.

Leilah 8 years ago

I've seen a number of these on the opposite side of the lagoon from where you were, at Agate Beach in Bolinas. Beautiful little things.

Welcome to Project Noah! Take a look at my suggestion. Unfortunately it's only at the order level. It would be difficult to narrow it down to the species, let along genus or family.

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California, USA

Spotted on Aug 8, 2012
Submitted on Aug 11, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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