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Northern Rock Barnacle - Semibalanus balanoides Common, intertidal barnacles that resemble volcanoes.  They have a membranous base and the outer shell consists of white, overlapping, shell-like plates that grow with the animal.  Geotagged,Northern Rock Barnacle,Semibalanus,Semibalanus balanoides,Spring,United States,acorn barnacle,barnacle Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Northern Rock Barnacle - Semibalanus balanoides

Common, intertidal barnacles that resemble volcanoes. They have a membranous base and the outer shell consists of white, overlapping, shell-like plates that grow with the animal.

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  1. Looks like little dragon eyes :) Posted 4 years ago
    1. Haha, it really does! Posted 4 years ago

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''Semibalanus balanoides'' is a common and widespread boreo-arctic species of acorn barnacle. It is common on rocks and other substrates in the intertidal zone of north-western Europe and both coasts of North America.

Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jun 19, 2018. Captured Jun 17, 2018 09:29 in 14 Dock Square, Kennebunkport, ME 04046, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/332s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm