Species under Balanus
n= 29
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Balanus albicostatus
Pilsbry, 1916
acorn barnacle Pacific Ocean
Balanus amaraquaticus
Yamaguchi, 1980
Northwest Pacific
Balanus aquila
Pilsbry, 1907
Northeast Pacific
Balanus balanus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
rough barnacle Arctic and Northern Atlantic 3
Balanus calidus
Pilsbry, 1916
Western Indian Ocean and Western Atlantic
Balanus campbelli
Filhol,
Southwest Pacific
Balanus corolliformis
Hoek, 1883
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Balanus crenatus
Bruguière, 1789
Arctic, Eastern Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Mediterranean 2
Balanus decorus
Darwin, 1854
Southwest Pacific
Balanus eburneus
Gould, 1841
ivory barnacle Circumglobal 3
Balanus glandula
Darwin, 1854
common acorn barnacle Pacific Ocean, Arctic and Western Central Atlantic
Balanus improvisus
Darwin, 1854
white barnacle Circumglobal
Balanus kondakovi
Tarasov & Zevina, 1957
Indo-West Pacific
Balanus laevis
Bruguiere, 1789
delicate barnacle Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic
Balanus littoralis
Ren & Liu, 1978
Northwest Pacific
Balanus minutus
Hoek, 1913
Western Pacific
Balanus nubilis
unspecified
giant acorn barnacle Eastern Pacific 11
Balanus nubilus
Darwin, 1854
Eastern Pacific
Balanus pallidus
Darwin, 1854
Indo-West Pacific, Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Balanus patellaris
(Spengler, 1780)
Indo-West Pacific
Balanus peocilotheca
Krüger, 1911
Northwest Pacific
Balanus perforatus
Bruguière, 1789
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean 3
Balanus pulchellus
Ren, 1989
Northwest Pacific
Balanus reticulatus
Utinomi, 1967
striped barnacle Circumtropical
Balanus rostratus
Hoek, 1883
rostrate barnacle Eastern Pacific and the Arctic
Balanus spongicola
Brown, 1827
Indian Ocean and the Atlantic 1.5
Balanus trigonus
Darwin, 1854
triangle barnacle Circumglobal
Balanus uliginosus
Utinomi, 1967
Northwest Pacific
Balanus vestitus
Darwin, 1854
Southwest Pacific
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