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Northern Ridged Barnacle (Balanus balanus) discovered by Elijah (#9767)

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Sighting Info

Observed: November 13, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Posted on: November 14, 2017 @ 2:02 AM (diff: 1 days)
Comments:
These barnacles were large compared to other barnacles in the area. I have a theory that they are subtidal barnacles which somehow became relocated into shallow water, possibly from hurricane Igor. The small population appears to be dying out.

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