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Balanus nubilus (Giant ivory barnacle)

Wikipedia Abstract

Balanus nubilus, commonly called the giant acorn barnacle, is the world's largest barnacle, reaching a diameter of 15 centimetres (5.9 in) and a height of up to 30 centimetres (12 in), and containing the largest known muscle fibres.
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Predators

Homo sapiens (man)[1]
Orthasterias koehleri (Rainbow sea star)[1]

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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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