Specimen Information

Megabalanus coccopoma
Megabalanus coccopoma
(Titan acorn barnacle)

Specimen ID167954
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
CountySt. Johns
LocalityMatanzas River in St. Augustine (Intracoastal Waterway) [just S of the Bridge of Lions west bank]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDaytona-St. Augustine
HUC8 Number03080201
HUC10 NameTolomato River-Moses Creek Frontal
HUC10 Number0308020106
HUC12 NameTolomato River-Moses Creek Frontal
HUC12 Number030802010603
Collection Day11
Collection Month10
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
CommentsAttached to the running gear of a boat docked in St. Augustine and hauled out in Jacksonville. The boat bottom had been painted in May 2006. See voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected30 mostly live
Size32 mm diameter
Megabalanus coccopoma
Megabalanus coccopoma
Megabalanus coccopoma


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/14/2024].

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