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Synonyms for barnacle

European goose smaller than the brant

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Their habitats differ from those of acorn barnacles and common goose-neck barnacles.
2016) performed a morphometry analysis of the third segment (the attachment organ) in cyprids from a selection of barnacles inhabiting many different habitats.
They were all moving goose barnacles," Lau Morgan added.
Cathelco marine growth prevention systems are created to pull out blockages caused by barnacles and mussels in seawater lines.
STORMY weather has led to massive numbers of goose barnacles washing up on North Wales coasts.
So far, 130 Hawksbills turtles covered with barnacles have been taken in for treatment by the Dubai Turtle RehabiA[degrees]litation Project.
Weighed down by barnacles, scores of hawksbill turtles wash up ashore during winter months.
amphitrite is a common coastal and estuarine organism present on hard natural surfaces such as bedrock, boulders, mollusc shells and red mangroveroots, It is also available on artificial surfaces such as the hulls of ships, pilings and seawalls, It can be high intensity of growth, with over three hundred individual barnacles being recorded on a single oyster Crassostreavirginica (Boudreauxand Walters, 2005).
To obtain good quality adhesion data, first, a large number of suitably sized barnacles must be available (usually 5-20 mm diameter).
The audience starts out as cadets and end up fully-fledged Octonauts, having 'steered' the Octopod, helped the crew track down animals in danger and saluted Captain Barnacles throughout the show.
Certain chemicals, called methyl groups, attach to the outside of a gene like microscopic barnacles and make the gene more or less able to respond to biochemical signals from the body.
Deep purple barnacles cover him completely but for his face and feet.
Belly-deep in the bedroom, barnacles brood her breasts, ring her neck.
The team's findings, published in "Nature Communications," examined the last larval stage of barnacles that attaches to a wide variety of surfaces using highly versatile, natural, possibly polymeric material that acts as an underwater heavy-duty adhesive.
The Atlantic mud crab Panopeus herbstii is an abundant predator on benthic epifauna, including oysters (Crassostrea virginica) and barnacles (e.