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Barnacle: Balanus crenatus Bruguière


Colour photograph of rectangular white shells of barnacles
Barnacle: Balanus crenatus Bruguière. Quaternary. Shippagan, New Brunswick. Collector: D.R. Grant, c. 1970. New Brunswick Museum (NBMG 10088). Barnacle width 1 cm. Barnacles live attached to hard surfaces. Near Sheldon Point in Saint John fossil barnacles have been seen on rock faces high above the present sea level. Fossils have been found all along New Brunswick’s coastline.