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Barnacle inhabits shallow marine environments. It has a shell skin type. The diet is omnivore. The life span is 8 - 20 years. Barnacle (cirripedia) usually has a size 1cm - 7cm (0.4in - 2.7in).

Facts about barnacles
NameBarnacle
OriginWorldwide
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Scientific NameCirripedia
PhylumArthropoda
Main PreyPlankton, algae
Water TypeBrackish, salt
Optimum pH Level4.0-6.5
Size (L)1cm - 7cm (0.4in - 2.7in)
OrderMaxillopoda
DietOmnivore
KingdomAnimalia
Common NameBarnacle
FamilyThecostraca
Skin TypeShell
Distinctive FeaturesLatch on to hard surfaces and shell made up from plates
HabitatShallow marine environments
Average Clutch Size1,000
GenusCirripedia
PredatorsFish, crabs, humans
Life Span8 - 20 years
ColourBlack, white, yellow, cream
ClassCrustacea
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