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Free Content Balanus Trigonus Darwin (Cirripedia, Balaninae) in the Atlantic Basin: an Introduced Species?

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Balanus trigonus Darwin does not appear to have been present in the Atlantic Ocean basin prior to the 1850's. This common fouling barnacle may have been introduced into the South Atlantic by ships from the Pacific and Indian Oceans sailing via Cape Hom and the Cape of Good Hope, and later dispersed into central and northern parts of the Atlantic basin by whaling ships working South Atlantic and Antarctic waters in the late 1800's.

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Publication date: 1992-01-01

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