Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238775
GroupCrustaceans-Barnacles
GenusMegabalanus
Speciescoccopoma
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
StateFL
CountySt. Johns
LocalityIntracoastal Waterway at the Palm Valley boat ramp [north end of Tolomato River near Hwy 210 bridge 2 mi SW of Mickler Landing]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDaytona-St. Augustine
HUC8 Number03080201
HUC10 NameTolomato River
HUC10 Number0308020106
HUC12 NameUpper Tolomato River
HUC12 Number030802010601
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statuscollected
CommentsOnly 8 individuals were found. They were located on the underside of a floating dock. Dock has been in place for just one year.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected8


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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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