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Balanus balanus Barnacle


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lexID:
6344 
AphiaID:
106213 
Scientific:
Balanus balanus 
German:
Große Seepocke 
English:
Barnacle 
Category:
Other Crustaceans 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Hexanauplia (Class) > Sessilia (Order) > Balanidae (Family) > Balanus (Genus) > balanus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
the North Sea, Arctic Sea, Argentina, Canada , Gulf of Maine, Iceland, Indian Ocean, New Zealand, North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, Scandinavia, the British Isles, the Faroe Islands, USA 
Size:
0.98" - 1.97" (2.5cm - 5cm) 
Temperature:
- 73.4 °F (°C - 23°C) 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Balanus amphitrite
  • Balanus aquila
  • Balanus calidus
  • Balanus crenatus
  • Balanus decorus
  • Balanus eburneus
  • Balanus engbergi
  • Balanus flos
  • Balanus flosculus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-11-03 13:55:23 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

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