Specimen Information

Megabalanus coccopoma
Megabalanus coccopoma
(Titan acorn barnacle)
Crustaceans-Barnacles
Exotic

Specimen ID167954
GroupCrustaceans-Barnacles
GenusMegabalanus
Speciescoccopoma
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
StateFL
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
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month10
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
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
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected30 mostly live
Size32 mm diameter
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