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

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Barnacle, Coronulidae, off a whale's lip

Object Type


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


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

Subject Keywords

Whaling & Sealing

Credit Line

Gift of John Dearling

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