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Honeycomb Barnacle

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Scientific name
Chamaesipho tasmanica
Common name
Honeycomb Barnacle
Life on the Edge
Page 22
Group
Barnacles
Where to find
Exposed rocky shores, at mid to upper level
Description

The small Honeycomb Barnacle has four side plates but they are impossible to distinguish as the plates of adjoining barnacles fuse and form a honeycomb texture. Up to 2 cm high and 5 mm wide

Honeycomb Barnacles live in dense masses on moderately exposed shores.

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