Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237217
GroupCrustaceans-Barnacles
GenusMegabalanus
Speciescoccopoma
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
StateNC
CountyBrunswick
LocalityAtlantic Ocean off Cape Fear
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030005
HUC10 NameCape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000508
HUC12 NameFrying Pan Shoals-Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300050804
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsUnconfirmed specimens observed 13 miles up the Cape Fear River.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberSCDNR-Taxonomic Ctr
VerifierDr. David Knott, SCDNR-MRD, Charleston, SC
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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