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Lepas sp.
Lepas sp.
Goose Barnacle
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 1006 0001 (2006-10-01)

Copyright © 2006 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1990
  • latitude 36.54630   longitude -121.93121   max error distance 2866 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Carmel Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Lepadidae
  • order Pedunculata
  • class Maxillopoda
  • habitat  Marine on floating objects
  • notes   This barnacle, probably either Lepas anatifera or pacifica, is seen attached to the stipe of kelp. The extended cirri permit the capture of tiny planktonic organisms.
  • camera   Nikonos with extension tube
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Goose Barnacle (photographer)
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