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Turtle-riding barnacles moved as much as 54 millimeters — a little less than the length of an adult human’s thumb — during this time.Barnacles are famed for not budging. But one species roams its sea turtle hosts|Jake Buehler|October 14, 2021|Science News
His favorite example was a parasitic barnacle, named the Sacculina, which starts life as a segmented organism with a demarcated head.Drugs, Robots, and the Pursuit of Pleasure: Why Experts Are Worried About AIs Becoming Addicts|Thomas Moynihan|September 17, 2021|Singularity Hub
The biocide paint tributyltin, known as TBT, protected Shell tankers from accruing algae, barnacles and mussels, but it also caused female murex mollusks to change their gender, impairing their ability to spawn.
Yet this group of arthropods also includes less-than-appetizing barnacles, woodlice, krill and plankton.Explainer: Insects, arachnids and other arthropods|Curtis Segarra|January 19, 2021|Science News For Students
Rinse the mussels, scrape the exteriors of any that have little barnacles on them, and pull or cut off any beards.Mussels are simple to prepare, and add tasty drama to the table|Martha Holmberg|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Playing an aging superhero named Merman (with sidekick Barnacle Boy), Borgnine takes on the “champion of the deep.”The Best of Ernest Borgnine: ‘Marty,’ ‘McHale’s Navy’ & More (VIDEO)|The Daily Beast Video|July 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Barnacle is always upside down in its home, and its twelve feathery legs are thrust out of the door at the top.On the Seashore|R. Cadwallader Smith
Those which come into contact with sea water will be treated with a barnacle-proof preparation.The Panama Canal|Frederic Jennings Haskin
Here are to be found every species known to the Eastern states, except the barnacle brant of the Atlantic.
They resemble the barnacle brant of the Atlantic (Branta barnicla) except in the shape of the head and bill.
And that is the way the old sea-barnacle spent his declining years, dying at the tropic isle on July 16th, 1732.Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea|Charles H. L. Johnston