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 crenatus Bruguière, 1789

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BalanusCosta, 1778accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): skipsrur sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: kølet rur sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: gekartelde zeepok; gekerfde zeepok sources: Eneman, E. (1984). Uit het Natuurhistorisch Archief [From the Natural History Archive]. De Strandvlo 4(1): 4-17;Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 English: an acorn barnacle sources: BIOTIC
 French: balane; balane crénelée sources: Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf;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: gekerbte Seepocke; Seepocke sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee;Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf
 Norwegian: skipsrur sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: skipsrur sources: Encyclop. Méthod. Zool. Des Vert.
 Norwegian Nynorsk: skipsrur sources: Encyclop. Méthod. Zool. Des Vert.
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): skipsrur


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

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

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (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

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

Vanderperren, J.-P. (1991). Report Natural History Archive 1990 [Verslag Natuurhistorisch Archief 1990]. De Strandvlo 11(3): 65-75

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.

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Barnacle Collection
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (225 publications)
GenBank (10 nucleotides; 3 proteins)
Barcode of Life (13 barcodes)


WoRMS (2014). Balanus crenatus Bruguière, 1789. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106215




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