Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Maxillopoda > Subclass Thecostraca > Infraclass Cirripedia > Superorder Thoracica > Order Sessilia > Suborder Balanomorpha > Superfamily Balanoidea > Family Balanidae > Subfamily Balaninae > Genus Balanus

Balanus balanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BalanusCosta, 1778accepted genus name

Species group names

Balanus porcatus synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): steinrur sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: stor rur sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: grote zeepok
 French: balane côtelée du nord sources: Chabot, R. & Rossignol, A. 2003. Algues et faune du littoral du Saint-Laurent maritime: Guide d'identification. Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski, Rimouski; Pêches et Océans Canada (Institut Maurice-Lamontagne), Mont-Joli. 113 pages.
 German: große Seepocke sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian Bokmål: steinrur
 Norwegian Nynorsk: steinrur
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): steinrur

Literature

basis of record

Southward, A.J. (2001). Cirripedia - non-parasitic Thoracica, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 280-283

additional source

Pollock, L.W. 1998 A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 1998. Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

Genbank

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

WoRMS (2011). Balanus balanus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106213

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Occurrence

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Environment


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Importance

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Last modified

2004-12-21 by Alan Southward

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