Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237092
GroupCrustaceans-Barnacles
GenusMegabalanus
Speciescoccopoma
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
LocalityAtlantic Ocean at Wrightsville Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNew River
HUC8 Number03020302
HUC10 NameMasonboro Inlet-Mason Inlet
HUC10 Number0302030205
HUC12 NameWrightsville Beach-Mason Inlet
HUC12 Number030203020503
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statuscollected
CommentsOne specimen observed attached to a rock on the beach. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/12/2021].

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