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.
Members of the first group, with their acorn-shaped shells, are commonly known as acorn barnacles.
1986b Predator-induced shell dimorphism in the acorn barnacle Chthamalus anisopoma.
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.
The subsequent colonization by acorn barnacles (three species) and mussels (two species) was manipulated by either allowing them settle naturally (present) or removing the newly colonized individuals on a monthly basis (absent).
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.
2015), and the acorn barnacle Chelonibia patula (Ranzani, 1818) (Crisp, 1983).
Cirral length of the acorn barnacle Tetraclita japonica (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha) in Hong Kong: effect of wave exposure and tidal height.
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.