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Species details
Internal ID37
Common nameBay barnacle
Scientific NameAmphibalanus improvisus
Scientific NameAmphibalanus improvisus
Scientific Name acceptedAmphibalanus improvisus
Aphia ID421139
Aphia ID accepted421139
High GroupCrustacean
Tax info phylumArthropoda
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=421139
Tax info infraclassCirripedia?
Tax info subclassThecostraca?
Tax info superclassMulticrustacea
Tax info familyBalanidae
Tax info orderSessilia?
Arctic regionCanada (Port of Churchill) for HF and Svalbard for BW
Geographical range areaCanada (Port of Churchill) for HF and Svalbard for BW
Geographical range area sourcehttp://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cjfas-2014-0473
Is Marine?Yes
Temperature range-2-38 C
Temperature range sourcehttp://invasions.si.edu/nemesis/calnemo/SpeciesSummary.jsp?TSN=89622
Match typeexact
Invasion details
VectorHF and BW
Vector introductionballast water; ship fouling
Vector introduction sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=421139; http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis/calnemo/SpeciesSummary.jsp?TSN=89622
Reference 1Chan et al. 2015
Reference 2Ware et al. 2015