Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237083
GroupCrustaceans-Barnacles
GenusMegabalanus
Speciescoccopoma
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
StateSC
CountyCharleston
LocalityAtlantic Ocean at Folly Beach, on front beach breakwater
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Carolina Coastal
HUC8 Number03050202
HUC10 NameStono River
HUC10 Number0305020202
HUC12 NameAtlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030502020206
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Commentsshell only
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected1
Size1.5 inch at base


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/2/2022].

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