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Goose Barnacles

Scientific Name: Lepas anserifera

Description: Often seen when washed ashore after attaching to objects drifting at sea, Gooseneck Barnacles have a long flexible stalk, and white plates that enclose their feathery cirri which is used to filter plankton from the surrounding waters.

Type: Crustaceans (Barnacles)
Where to find: Open Water
Size: 16mm