Photo 32687734, (c) Jarvo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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Uploaded by jarvo jarvo
Source iNaturalist United Kingdom
Original https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/32687734
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What

Pelagic Gooseneck Barnacle (Lepas anatifera)

Observer

jarvo

Date

March 9, 2019 01:42 PM GMT

Place

Dorset, UK (Google, OSM)

Description

Clinging to the lid of this ketchup bottle. I'm not sure whether they are simply using the gaps to get a foothold or whether these filter feeders are actually getting any sustenance from the briny sauce within the bottle.

https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/wildlife-explorer/marine/crustaceans/goose-barnacle

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