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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.

barnacle

an adult cirripede that lives attached to fixed objects; an aquatic member of the subclass Cirrepedia of the class Crustacea.
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Physiological effect of an ectocommensal gill barnacle, Octolasmis mulleri, on gas exchange in the blue crab Callinectes sapidus.
Morphology of cyprid attachment organs compared across disparate barnacle taxa: Does it relate to habitat?
In both Portugal and Spain, goose barnacles (Pollicipes pollicipes) are considered a delicacy.
Bedlam's second novel in the Tales of Barnacle Bill series, Skeleton Krewe, has experienced sales catapulting with the announcement last month of the novel release in eBook and paperback editions.
Beachgoers are being warned not to try to remove the barnacles but to hand the turtles over to the project.
While, som studies were used the shells of barnacle as adsorbans materials to remove of some pollution such as industrial dyes and chemical pesticides (Salman et al.
Barnacle adhesion strength tests in accordance with the ASTM standard, D5618-94, (15) have commonly been used as a means to evaluate the effectiveness of foul-release coatings to reduce adhesion.
Certain chemicals, called methyl groups, attach to the outside of a gene like microscopic barnacles and make the gene more or less able to respond to biochemical signals from the body.
No one knows what to make of a man with barnacle skin.
Belly-deep in the bedroom, barnacles brood her breasts, ring her neck.
Scrambled | |only way is barnacle geese From South Africa, we then head straight to Greenland where barnacle geese build their nests on top of a 400 foot high rock tower.
Definition you really have If there was a Childline for barnacle geese you'd be furiously dialling it at this point.