Hairy Stalked Barnacle

Ibla quadrivalvis (Cuvier, 1817)

Hairy Stalked Barnacles are the only stalked barnacle living permanently on south-eastern Australian rocky shores. Other stalked barnacles (goose barnacles) are seen washed up attached to driftwood, and are not covered with hair

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What habitats does Ibla quadrivalvis live in?

Under rocks, in damp crevices and among colonies of tube worms, at mid-tide level

What is the distribution of Ibla quadrivalvis?

Southern Australia including Tasmania

How big does Ibla quadrivalvis grow?

Can grow up to 30mm

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