Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237084
GroupCrustaceans-Barnacles
GenusMegabalanus
Speciescoccopoma
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
StateSC
CountyCharleston
LocalityAtlantic Ocean at Folly Beach, near high tide line between groins [eastern end of Folly Island]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCooper
HUC8 Number03050201
HUC10 NameCooper River
HUC10 Number0305020107
HUC12 NameLower Cooper River
HUC12 Number030502010707
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month11
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Commentsshell only
Record TypePersonal communication
Museum Cat NumberSCDNR-Taxonomic Ctr
VerifierDavid Knott - SCDNR, Charleston, SC
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected1
Size1.25 inch at base


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