acorn barnacle


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Related to acorn barnacle: Balanus balanoides
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Synonyms for acorn barnacle

barnacle that attaches to rocks especially in intertidal zones

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Morphological and genetic differentiation of the acorn barnacle Tetraclita squamosa (Crustacea, Cirripedia) in East Asia and description of a new species of Tetraclita.
The GUI was developed using PyQt5 to facilitate the flow of the algorithm, namely, recognition of macrofouling organisms by OpenCV, classification of macrofouling organisms via CNN model, and lastly the percent of acorn barnacle fouling.
Members of the first group, with their acorn-shaped shells, are commonly known as acorn barnacles. Those in the second group, possessing flexible "necks," are often referred to as gooseneck (or goose) barnacles.
We studied the northern acorn barnacle Semibalanus balanoides in two estuaries with very different flushing rates.
Effects of tidal height and wave exposure on cirrus and penis morphology of the acorn barnacle Tetraclita stalactifera.
Wind-driven settlement patterns in the acorn barnacle Semibalanus balanoides.
Intraspecific competition and facilitation in a northern acorn barnacle population.
In this paper we explore the causes and consequences of hummocking in the northern acorn barnacle, Semibalanus balanoides.
Cement proteins of the acorn barnacle, Megabalanus rosa.
Wind-driven settlement patterns in the acorn barnacle, Semibalanus balanoides.
Similarly, penis development at smaller sizes in conspecific-attached dwarf males than in independent hermaphrodites has been reported in the congener Octolasmis unguisiformis Kobayashi & Kato, 2003 (Sawada et al., 2015), the pedunculate Alepas pacifica Pilsbry, 1907 (Yusa et al., 2015), and the acorn barnacle Chelonibia patula (Ranzani, 1818) (Crisp, 1983).
Flow, flood supply and acorn barnacle population dynamics.
Their habitats differ from those of acorn barnacles and common goose-neck barnacles.
For diet choice experiment 2, the crabs were provided with 3 small ribbed mussels (between 40 mm and 45 mm) and either 3 acorn barnacles (Balanus spp.) or 3 pieces of polychaete worms (Amphitrite ornata) for 48 h during both the 1- and 2 clawed treatments.
The scientists found a few specimens of non- native species, such as Japanese acorn barnacles and blue mussels, said Rumrill, who leads the state shellfish program.