goose barnacle

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Related to goose barnacle: sperm whale, Barnacle Geese
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Synonyms for goose barnacle

stalked barnacle that attaches to ship bottoms or floating timbers

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They were probably the biggest specimens of free-floating goose barnacles I've seen.
Goose barnacles feed on plankton and small crustaceans such as copepods, isopods and amphipods.
Swansea University zoology expert Professor Paul Brain suggested the stormy jet stream may have been responsible for dislodging the goose barnacles.
She believes the deaths and the arrival of "weird" sea creatures such as the Portuguese Man o' War and the goose barnacles could be linked to stormy weather at sea.
In Galicea the wine for their delicious prawns, other crustaceans and the superb goose barnacles is albarino.
Prawns, mussels, scallops, oysters, crab, shrimps, lobster, winkles, and goose barnacles are favourites of the area.
It was covered in what turned out to be hundreds of Goose Barnacles, a shellfish normally associated with the Caribbean or the Mediterranean.