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Goose Barnacle

Lepas Anatifera

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5 Comments

Christiane
Christiane 8 years ago

Great photos.. I have moved it to Arthropods..

pmbagga
pmbagga 8 years ago

Thank you OnengDyah for Fav.

pmbagga
pmbagga 8 years ago

Thanks martini for informative comment.

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

Thanks for the images, pmbagga. These pelargic (living in open oceans) barnacles are commonly found on driftwood or other flotsam, as in this case, a cuttlefish bone. Washing up onto the coast is an occupational hazard and sadly is fatal for them.

pmbagga
pmbagga 8 years ago

Thanks martinl for ID.

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India

Spotted on Jul 30, 2012
Submitted on Aug 2, 2012

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