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Buoy Barnacle

Dosima fascicularis (Ellis & Solander 1786)

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Dosima fascicularis (buoy barnacle) is a species of barnacles in the family goose barnacles. It is found in marine habitat. It is a filter feeder.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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  • URI: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1252491
  • Definition: a sub-group of suspension feeding animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water, typically by passing the water over a specialized filtering structure
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of buoy barnacle