Acorn Barnacle

Balanus glandula

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Balanus glandula is one of the most common barnacle species on the Pacific coast of North America, distributed from the U.S. state of Alaska to Bahía de San Quintín near San Quintín, Baja California. It is commonly found in intertidal waters on mussels, rocks and pier pilings.

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