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Indian River Lagoon Inventory: Megabalanus coccopoma, Titan Acorn Barnacle

The titan acorn barnacle Megabalanmus coccopoma, is not native to the Atlantic but now occurs along the U.S. Atlantic coast and in the Gulf of Mexico. It is a very large balanid (acorn barnacle family), pink in color and growing to over 5 cm in height and width.

Publisher - Smithsonian Marine Station

Subjects - Crusacean, Titan Acorn Barnacle, Megabalanus coccopoma

http://www.sms.si.edu/irlspec/Megabalanus_coccopoma.htm


Citation: Masterson J. 2007. Indian River Lagoon Inventory: Megabalanus coccopoma, Titan Acorn Barnacle. Fort Pierce (FL): Smithsonian Marine Station. http://www.sms.si.edu/irlspec/Megabalanus_coccopoma.htm