Fun Facts!

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  • The name goose barnacle arose from the middle ages. It was said that the barnacles were developing geese that fell out of the barnacle. Hence the name Barnacle Goose


  • Barnacle feet call cirri are used to breath and filter feed.


  • During the middle ages, it was allowed to eat goose barnacles on days where meat could not be eaten because of religion.
  • The Goose Barnacle is a European delicacy that is very well respected. There are many recipes for the Goose Barnacle.


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