Gooseneck Barnacle Photo, Pollicipes polymerus



Gooseneck barnacles, exposed at low tide, adhere to a rock.  The shell, or capitulum, of the gooseneck barnacle grows to be about two inches long. It is made up of small plates, which enclose its soft body. Inside the shell, the barnacle primarily consists of long segmented legs, intestines and stomach. Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington, USA, Pollicipes polymerus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 13779
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Gooseneck barnacles, exposed at low tide, adhere to a rock. The shell, or capitulum, of the gooseneck barnacle grows to be about two inches long. It is made up of small plates, which enclose its soft body. Inside the shell, the barnacle primarily consists of long segmented legs, intestines and stomach. Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington, USA

Stock Photo: 13779
Species: Gooseneck barnacle, Pollicipes polymerus
Location: Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington, USA
Format: Digital 3:2
Other Names: goose-neck barnacle
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Updated: October 22, 2019

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