Little Keystone Feeder

Fish & Invertebrate sightings and descriptions, hosted by resident NWDC ID expert Janna Nichols (nwscubamom).
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Re: Little Keystone Feeder

Postby Scubak » Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:17 am

Great info from some great sources...
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Re: Little Keystone Feeder

Postby Tidepool Geek » Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:19 am

Hi Carl,

I agree completely with Jan. Just wanted to add that the "feelers" are actually modified feet - barnacles are crustaceans that are standing on their heads and kicking food into their mouths.
More information can be found by doing a Google search on Balanus nubilus.

Additively yours,

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Re: Little Keystone Feeder

Postby Jan K » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:46 pm

Giant Acorn Barnacle

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Little Keystone Feeder

Postby carlk3 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:09 pm

Can you help identify what I saw today at Keystone Jetty. It's some find of shelled(?) critter feeding by pulling in feelers(?). Thanks!

Details: Slow motion (40%), all sound added.

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