Little rock barnacle

Rock barnacle -
Balanus crenatus

Scientific names: Balanos is Greek and means acorn, while crenatus is Latin and means chiseled or chopped.

Other English names: The different specie do not always have their own unique name, but are often known collectively as acorn barnacles and acorn shells.

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