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Scientific name: Tetraclita serrata
Common name: Volcano barnacle
Phyulm Sub Phylum Class Sub Class Order Sub Order Family Sub Family Genus Species
Arthropoda Crustacea Cephalocrida Cirripedia Thoracica Balanomorpha Tetraclitidae Not Defined Tetraclita Tetraclita serrata


Short Description:

Rosy pink colour and volcano-shaped with three to four strongly ribbed shell plates.the edges which are difficult to distinguish




Size: 20mm 
Diet: Filterfeeder
Depth: 20m
Distribution: Troughout Southern Africa
Habitat:  Attached to rocks on shallow reefs
Similar Species:
  • None on database










Database Statistics
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Photographer Date City Area Dive site Temp Size Depth Camera Photo Video
Johan Swanepoel-(Port Elizabeth) 2009-05-16 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Fort Raggie 17 20mm 8m Olympus SP560UZ photo
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