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Balanus

[′bal·ə·nəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of barnacles composed of sessile acorn barnacles; the type genus of the family Balanidae.
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Energy content at metamorphosis and growth rate of the early juvenile barnacle Balanus amphitrite.
As a sessile filter feeder, Balanus eburneus extends its long feeding appendages (cirri) to remove zooplankton and microalgae from the water column (Ruppert 1994).
4.64 1.13 (density [dm.sup.2]) Theodoxus fluviatilis 0 0.07 Idotea balthica 0.18 0.01 Sessile (% cover) Cladophora glomerata 15.74 12.64 Balanus improvisus 0.01 0.07 Mytilus trossulus 0.013 0.012 Assemblage Dissimilarity: Per cent standard contribution deviation ratio to dissimilarity Mobile 1.85 78.65 (density [dm.sup.2]) 0.4 14.87 0.37 6.48 Sessile (% cover) 1.09 75.96 0.67 20.60 0.19 3.43 Table 3.
Antifouling compounds against barnacle (Balanus amphitrite) larvae from the marine sponge Acanthella cavernosa.
8 0,19 7 0,55 20 Patella ulyssiponensis 1 0,02 1 0,07 2 Siphonaria pectinata 3 0,07 3 0,23 5 Stramonita haemastoma 7 0,17 5 0,39 13 Zonaria pyrum 5 0,12 5 0,39 14 Total gasteropodos 704 17,09 534 42,51 3601 Crustaceos NR %NR NMI %NMI Peso Balanus sp.
The Copepoda (Eurytemora grimmi, Limnocalanus grimaldii grimaldii, Acartia tonsa, Ectinosoma concinnum, and Halicyclops sarsi), Cladocera (Podonevaden trigona, Pleopis polyphemoides, Polyphemos exiguus), Cirripedia (Balanus sp.), Polychaeta (Hediste diversicolor), Bivalvia larvae, and Ctenophora (Mnemiopsis leidyi) dominated the zooplankton taxa in all seasons in the southwestern Caspian Sea (Table 4).
Singer, IL "Factors that Influence Elastomeric Coating Performance: The Efleet of Coating Thickness on Base Plate Morphology, Growth and Critical Removal Stress of the Barnacle Balanus amphirite." Biofouling, 22 (1/2) 1-9 (2006)
Barnacle in vitro assays for biologically active substances, toxicity and settlement inhibition assay using mass cultured Balanus amphitrite amphitrite, Darwin.
The recent species of Megabalanus (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha) with special emphasis on Balanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus) sensu lato.