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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
GroupCirripedia
Tax info familyBalanidae
Tax info orderSessilia
Arctic regionCanada (Port of Churchill) for HF and Svalbard for BW
Geographical range area sourcehttp://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cjfas-2014-0473
Temperature range-2-38 C
Temperature range sourcehttp://invasions.si.edu/nemesis/calnemo/SpeciesSummary.jsp?TSN=89622
Match typeexact
Invasion details
VectorHull fouling and Ballast water
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
References
Reference 1Chan et al. 2015
Reference 2Ware et al. 2015
Status (observations from GBIF database)
Svalbard
ballast water observation
Svalbard
ballast water observation