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barnacle

the common name for any of the CRUSTACEAN class Cirripedia, most of which are SESSILE, grow on rocky substrates, and have a CALCAREOUS outer covering.
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The PS60,000 barnacle goose management scheme, launched yesterday by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), will compensate producers for allowing the geese to graze undisturbed in protected areas of the islands, so they will cause less damage elsewhere.
Buoy barnacle, scientifically known as Dosima fascicularis, are crustaceans - related to crabs, lobsters, and shrimps.
BARNACLES live their entire lives cemented to a rock - so how do they reproduce?
These birds are very rare indeed and as far as we know the Svalbard breeding population of barnacle geese is the only one of the three main breeding populations that have thrown up this rare form.
Celebrating serving Stockton customers for over 40 years, Barnacle's has some great offers available, so stop fishing the net and head to their restaurant on Dovecot Street for the finest fish and chips in town!
Until the end of the 1980s, the Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis) was an extremely rare migrating species in the Russian part of the Gulf of Finland, but in recent years it has become one of the mass migrants there.
Distribution of barnacle epizoites of the crab Portunus pelagicus in the Moreton Bay region, eastern Australia.
Nonmetric multidimensional scaling (nMDS) was conducted to generate the two-dimensional plots of the antennular parameters between barnacle species.
The huge object, which appears to have worm-like creatures wriggling out of it, is believed to be a huge piece of driftwood carpeted in a rare type of barnacle.
The parish of Shilton also includes the nearby hamlet of Barnacle and in the 2001 census had a population of 826, increasing to 875 at the 2011 census.
Once a barnacle attaches itself to something, it begins to grow a hard shell around its body.
On our first night we visited Barnacle's (formerly Barnacle Phil's, 239-472-1200, www.barnaclesislandresort.com), owned by Deb and Charles Skinner.