Barnacle - Selected Cluster Medium
Description:Barnacle - Selected Cluster
Shell size: 7.5-12.5cm. (3-5")
As every group of barnacles is unique the shape of each assemblage will vary from that illustrated.
Background: Barnacles are distantly related to crabs and lobsters and in total there are over 1200 species.
Barnacles in History Barnacles were first studied by Charles Darwin and used in part to illustrate his theory of evolution.
Designation: Megabalanus cocccopoma