goose barnacle

noun

: a barnacle of the family Lepadidae attached by a leathery stalk to rocks of the intertidal zone or to floating logs or the bottom of ships where they are sometimes important fouling organisms

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“Goose barnacle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goose%20barnacle. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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