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Profile lexID: 4040 AphiaID: 106148 Scientific: Dosima fascicularis German: Entenmuschel English: Buoy Barnacle Category: Altri crostacei Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Hexanauplia (Class) > Lepadiformes (Order) > Lepadidae (Family) > Dosima (Genus) > fascicularis (Species) Initial determination: (Ellis & Solander, ), 1786 Occurrence: Mediterraneo Size: bis zu 5cm Temperature: 18°C - 26°C Food: Plancton Difficulty: Non adatto agli acquari! CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2012-01-31 09:32:15
Last edit: 2012-01-31 09:32:15
Dosima fascicularis, the buoy barnacle, is "the most specialised pleustonic goose barnacle" species. It hangs downwards from the water surface, held up by a float of its own construction, and is carried along by ocean currents.
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