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Family: Lepadidae goose barnacles (See list of species below)

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20 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Alepas indica
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Alepas navigator
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Alepas pacifica
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Alepas parasita
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Alepas spectrum
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Conchoderma auritum
[rabbit-ear barnacle]
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Conchoderma chelonophilum
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Conchoderma hunteri
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Conchoderma virgatum
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Dosima fascicularis
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Lepas anatifera
[duck barnacle]
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Lepas anserifera
[goose barnacle]


Lepas australis
[southern goose barnacle]
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Lepas denticulata
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Lepas fascicularis
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Lepas hillii
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Lepas indica
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Lepas kuwayamai
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Lepas pectinata
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Lepas testudinata
[gooseneck barnacle]
20 Species of Family Lepadidae
(goose barnacles)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Alepas indica Western Central Pacific
Alepas navigator Western Central Pacific
Alepas pacifica Indo-West Pacific and Sou
Alepas parasita Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Alepas spectrum Western Central Pacific
Conchoderma auritum rabbit-ear barnacle Cosmopolitan.
Conchoderma chelonophilum Cosmopolitan.
Conchoderma hunteri Indo-West Pacific
Conchoderma virgatum Circumglobal.
Dosima fascicularis Circumglobal.
Lepas anatifera duck barnacle Circumglobal (76°N to 57
Lepas anserifera goose barnacle Circumglobal.
Lepas australis southern goose barnacle Indo-Pacific and the Anta
Lepas denticulata Southwest Pacific
Lepas fascicularis Atlantic and Pacific.
Lepas hillii Cosmopolitan.
Lepas indica Indo-West Pacific
Lepas kuwayamai Northwest Pacific
Lepas pectinata Circumglobal.
Lepas testudinata gooseneck barnacle Indo-West Pacific



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