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Species details
Internal ID42
Common name(Barnacle)
Scientific NameMegabalanus spinosus
Scientific NameMegabalanus cf. spinosus
Scientific Name acceptedMegabalanus spinosus
Aphia ID394984
Aphia ID accepted394984
High GroupCrustacean
Tax info phylumArthropoda
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394984
Tax info infraclassCirripedia?
Tax info subclassThecostraca?
Tax info superclassMulticrustacea
Tax info familyBalanidae
Tax info orderSessilia?
Arctic regionCanada (Port of Churchill)
Geographical range areaCanada (Port of Churchill)
Geographical range area sourcehttp://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cjfas-2014-0473
Is Marine?Yes
Match typeexact
Invasion details
Vector introductionballast water; ship fouling
Vector introduction sourcehttp://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cjfas-2014-0473
Reference 1Chan et al. 2015