Barnacle, Coronulidae, off a whale's lip; 2008.75.12

Name/Title

Barnacle, Coronulidae, off a whale's lip

About this object

A whale barnacle casing; possibly Coronula diadema species. Off-white exterior and dark brown internal colouring. A calcareous exoskeleton which would have developed on the body of a baleen whale

Medium and Materials

Shell, 0 - Whole

Measurements

Length (mm): 45mm (1/8ft)
Width: 30mm (1/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Whaling & Sealing/[Maritime Trades]

Credit Line

Gift of John Dearling

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2008.75.12

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