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Balanus trigonus Triangle Barnacle

Balanus trigonusis commonly referred to as Triangle Barnacle. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Javier Couper (Predomalpha), New Zealand

Balanus trigonus, New Zealand, Aug. 11, 2021


Courtesy of the author Javier Couper (Predomalpha), New Zealand Photo taken by Javier Couper. Please visit www.inaturalist.org for more information.

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lexID:
14081 
AphiaID:
106223 
Scientific:
Balanus trigonus 
German:
Triangel-Seepocke 
English:
Triangle Barnacle 
Category:
Other Crustaceans 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Thecostraca (Class) > Balanomorpha (Order) > Balanidae (Family) > Balanus (Genus) > trigonus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Darwin, 1854 
Occurrence:
the Black Sea, the North Sea, Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Circumglobal, Corea, Eastern Pacific Ocean, European Coasts, Florida, Greece, Gulf of California, Gulf of Mexico, Indian Ocean, Invasive Species, Israel, Japan, Madeira, Mexico (East Pacific), New Zealand, North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific (Ocean), Pacific Ocean, Peru, Red Sea, South Atlantic, South-Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 363 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 0.79" (1,4cm - 2,5cm) 
Temperature:
51.8 °F - 82.4 °F (11°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-09-09 18:20:13 

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Balanus trigonus Darwin, 1854

Balanus trigonus is steep-sided, conical barnacle, has six shell plates and is pink in colour.

The Triangle Barnacle Balanus trigonus prefers saline, subtidal habitats in warm-temperate, subtropical and tropical seas. This species grows on a wide range of hard surfaces, including mangroves, rocks, oysters, crabs, pilings, docks and ships hulls.

External links

  1. EOL (en). Abgerufen am 06.09.2021.
  2. Smithsonian Environment Research Center (en). Abgerufen am 06.09.2021.
  3. The complete mitochondrial genome of Balanus trigonus (Thecostraca, Balanomorpha, Balanidae) from South Korea (en). Abgerufen am 09.09.2021.
  4. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 06.09.2021.

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