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Species details
Internal ID44
Common nameTitan acorn barnacle
Scientific NameMegabalanus coccopoma
Scientific NameMegabalanus coccopoma
Scientific Name acceptedMegabalanus coccopoma
Aphia ID149682
Aphia ID accepted149682
High GroupCrustacean
Tax info phylumArthropoda
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=149682
Tax info infraclassCirripedia?
Tax info subclassThecostraca?
Tax info superclassMulticrustacea
GroupCirripedia
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
VectorHF
Vector introductionballast water; ship fouling
Vector introduction sourcehttp://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cjfas-2014-0473
Impact indicatorsmultiple species impact
Impact indicators sourcehttp://www.sms.si.edu/irlspec/Megabalanus_coccopoma.htm
References
Reference 1Chan et al. 2015