Crustaceans, Acorn Barnacles, Coral Barnacle, Coral-dwelling Barnacles.
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Also known as Crustaceans, Acorn Barnacles, Coral Barnacle and Coral-dwelling Barnacles.
Found on coral and rocky reefs in shallow inter-tidal waters on the surface of corals and sponges, hulls of ships, piers, seaweed, turtles and even crocodiles etc..
These barnacles attach by the head and send out their fan shaped cirri (Legs) for feeding.
They feed on plankton.
Length - 20cm
Depth - 0-?m
These barnacles have attach to anything, even found on a Snappy Handbag (Crocodile) the size of the barnacle indicated how long the Snappy Handbag had been in salt water!
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