Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1687292
GroupCrustaceans-Barnacles
GenusMegabalanus
Speciescoccopoma
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
StateGA
CountyCamden
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Cumberland Island, Georgia, on beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCumberland-St. Simons
HUC8 Number03070203
HUC10 NameCrooked River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0307020305
HUC12 NameCumberland Sound-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030702030503
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month1
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping | dispersed current
Statusunknown
CommentsUnknown if animal was alive when found or very freshly dead
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierP. Kingsley-Smith, South Carolina DNR
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2022].

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