Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID240644
GroupCrustaceans-Barnacles
GenusMegabalanus
Speciescoccopoma
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
StateNC
CountyCarteret
LocalityCore Sound
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePamlico Sound
HUC8 Number03020105
HUC10 NameCape Lookout Shoals-Core Banks
HUC10 Number0302010504
HUC12 NameStyron Bay-Cedar Inlet
HUC12 Number030201050402
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statuscollected
CommentsThe barnacle was attached to a bullet buoy that had drifted into the lead of a pound net.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2022].

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