Pollicipies polymerus is one of the most harvested types of food off the coasts of Europe and the United States. The goose barnacle prefers to live near the coastal shores on either rocks, fishes, logs, turtle shells, and pretty much anything in the ocean. The goose barnacle shares its home with many types of organisms. It shares its habitat with organisms ranging from bacteria to large fishes. The barnacle tends to live in one spot for hundreds of years due to its superglue like adhesive, or until it is eaten.


The two maps shown represent where the goose barnacle lives in both the United States shores, and the European shores.





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