120 relations: Abdomen, Acrothoracica, Androdioecy, Antenna (biology), Arctic, Arthropod, Articulata hypothesis, August Aimé Balkema, Austromegabalanus psittacus, Barnacle, Barnacle goose, Bath, Somerset, Bay barnacle, Bioerosion, Biofilm, Biofouling, Cambrian Series 3, Capitulum mitella, Carapace, Carl Linnaeus, Carl Zimmer, Central Connecticut State University, Charles Darwin, Chilean cuisine, Chthamalus stellatus, Class (biology), Crab, CRC Press, Crustacean, Crustacean larva, Curanto, Desiccation, Devonian, Ecdysis, Ecdysozoa, Encarta, Erosion, Esophagus, Essex, Evolution, Fertilisation, Filter feeder, Flaperon, Free Press (publisher), Genus, Georges Cuvier, Gill, Gonochorism, Goose barnacle, Great Bardfield, ..., Heart, Hermann Burmeister, Hermaphrodite, Instar, Intertidal zone, Isotope, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, John Vaughan Thompson, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Latin, Leiden, Lethaia, Limpet, Lobster, Loggerhead sea turtle, Madrid, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Marine debris, Megabalanus, Messinian, Metamorphosis, Miles Kelly Publishing, Miocene, Mollusca, Monograph, Museums Victoria, Mussel, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Natural selection, Nekton, Neogene, Newcastle University, Order (biology), Oregon, Oxford English Dictionary, Paleobiology (journal), Parasite Rex, Parasitism, Parragon, Penis, Phylum, Pisaster ochraceus, Plankton, Pollicipes pollicipes, Portugal, Priscansermarinus, Ray Society, Rhizocephala, Rogerella, Rostrum (anatomy), Sacculina, Sessilia, Sessility (motility), Seta, Sexual reproduction, Shipwreck, Siuslaw River, Spain, SparkNotes, Species, Springer Science+Business Media, Taxonomy (biology), Telson, The Biological Bulletin, Thecostraca, Thoracica, Thorax, University of California Press, Whale, Whelk. Expand index (70 more) » « Shrink index
The abdomen (less formally called the belly, stomach, tummy or midriff) constitutes the part of the body between the thorax (chest) and pelvis, in humans and in other vertebrates.
The Acrothoracica are a superorder of barnacles.
Androdioecy is a reproductive system characterized by the coexistence of males and hermaphrodites.
Antennae (singular: antenna), sometimes referred to as "feelers," are paired appendages used for sensing in arthropods.
The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth.
An arthropod (from Greek ἄρθρον arthron, "joint" and πούς pous, "foot") is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and paired jointed appendages.
The Articulata hypothesis is the grouping in a higher taxon of animals with segmented bodies, consisting of Annelida and Panarthropoda.
August Aimé (Guus) Balkema (6 October 1906 in Avereest – 4 September 1996 in Rotterdam), or A.A. Balkema, was a Dutch book trader and publisher active in Amsterdam and South Africa.
Austromegabalanus psittacus, the giant barnacle or picoroco as it is known in Spanish, is a species of large barnacle native to the coasts of Chile and southern Peru.
A barnacle is a type of arthropod constituting the infraclass Cirripedia in the subphylum Crustacea, and is hence related to crabs and lobsters.
The barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis) belongs to the genus Branta of black geese, which contains species with largely black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species.
Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
Amphibalanus improvisus, the bay barnacle, is a species of acorn barnacle in the family Balanidae.
Bioerosion describes the breakdown of hard ocean substrates – and less often terrestrial substrates – by living organisms.
A biofilm comprises any group of microorganisms in which cells stick to each other and often also to a surface.
Biofouling or biological fouling is the accumulation of microorganisms, plants, algae, or animals on wetted surfaces.
Cambrian Series 3 is the still unnamed 3rd Series of the Cambrian.
Capitulum is a monotypic genus of sessile marine stalked barnacles.
A carapace is a dorsal (upper) section of the exoskeleton or shell in a number of animal groups, including arthropods, such as crustaceans and arachnids, as well as vertebrates, such as turtles and tortoises.
Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.
Carl Zimmer (born 1966) is a popular science writer and blogger who has specialized in the topics of evolution and parasites.
Central Connecticut State University (also known as Central and frequently abbreviated as Central Connecticut, Central Connecticut State, and CCSU) is a regional, comprehensive public university in New Britain, Connecticut, United States.
Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.
Chilean gastronomy stems mainly from the combination of traditional Spanish cuisine, Chilean Indigenous Mapuche culture and local ingredients, with later important influences from other European cuisines, particularly from Germany, Italy and France.
Chthamalus stellatus, common name Poli's stellate barnacle, is a species of acorn barnacle common on rocky shores in South West England, Ireland, and Southern Europe.
In biological classification, class (classis) is a taxonomic rank, as well as a taxonomic unit, a taxon, in that rank.
Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting "tail" (abdomen) (translit.
The CRC Press, LLC is a publishing group based in the United States that specializes in producing technical books.
Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a large, diverse arthropod taxon which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
Crustaceans may pass through a number of larval and immature stages between hatching from their eggs and reaching their adult form.
Curanto is a traditional food of Chiloé Archipelago that has spread to the southern areas of Chile and Argentina, whose remains dated back about 11,525 ± 90 uncalibrated years before present.
Desiccation is the state of extreme dryness, or the process of extreme drying.
The Devonian is a geologic period and system of the Paleozoic, spanning 60 million years from the end of the Silurian, million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Carboniferous, Mya.
Ecdysis is the moulting of the cuticle in many invertebrates of the clade Ecdysozoa.
Ecdysozoa is a group of protostome animals, including Arthropoda (insects, chelicerata, crustaceans, and myriapods), Nematoda, and several smaller phyla.
Microsoft Encarta was a digital multimedia encyclopedia published by Microsoft Corporation from 1993 to 2009.
In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, and then transport it to another location (not to be confused with weathering which involves no movement).
The esophagus (American English) or oesophagus (British English), commonly known as the food pipe or gullet (gut), is an organ in vertebrates through which food passes, aided by peristaltic contractions, from the pharynx to the stomach.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
Evolution is change in the heritable characteristics of biological populations over successive generations.
Fertilisation or fertilization (see spelling differences), also known as generative fertilisation, conception, fecundation, syngamy and impregnation, is the fusion of gametes to initiate the development of a new individual organism.
Filter feeders are a sub-group of suspension feeding animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water, typically by passing the water over a specialized filtering structure.
A flaperon (a portmanteau of flap and aileron) on an aircraft's wing is a type of control surface that combines the functions of both flaps and ailerons.
Free Press was a book publishing imprint of Simon & Schuster.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric, Baron Cuvier (23 August 1769 – 13 May 1832), known as Georges Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the "founding father of paleontology".
A gill is a respiratory organ found in many aquatic organisms that extracts dissolved oxygen from water and excretes carbon dioxide.
In biology, gonochorism (Greek offspring + disperse) or unisexualism or gonochory describes the state of having just one of at least two distinct sexes in any one individual organism.
Goose barnacles (order Pedunculata), also called stalked barnacles or gooseneck barnacles, are filter-feeding crustaceans that live attached to hard surfaces of rocks and flotsam in the ocean intertidal zone.
Great Bardfield is a large village in the Braintree district of Essex, England.
The heart is a muscular organ in most animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system.
Karl Hermann Konrad Burmeister (15 January 1807 – 2 May 1892) was a German Argentine zoologist, entomologist, herpetologist, and botanist.
In biology, a hermaphrodite is an organism that has complete or partial reproductive organs and produces gametes normally associated with both male and female sexes.
An instar (from the Latin "form", "likeness") is a developmental stage of arthropods, such as insects, between each moult (ecdysis), until sexual maturity is reached.
The intertidal zone, also known as the foreshore and seashore and sometimes referred to as the littoral zone, is the area that is above water at low tide and under water at high tide (in other words, the area between tide marks).
Isotopes are variants of a particular chemical element which differ in neutron number.
Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck (1 August 1744 – 18 December 1829), often known simply as Lamarck, was a French naturalist.
John Vaughan Thompson FLS (November 19, 1779 – January 21, 1847) was a British military surgeon, marine biologist, zoologist, botanist, and published naturalist.
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (30 June 1817 – 10 December 1911) was a British botanist and explorer in the 19th century.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Leiden (in English and archaic Dutch also Leyden) is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands.
Lethaia is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal of Earth science, covering research on palaeontology and stratigraphy.
Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot.
Lobsters comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans.
The loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), or loggerhead, is an oceanic turtle distributed throughout the world.
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370/MAS370) was a scheduled international passenger flight operated by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared on 8 March 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, to its destination, Beijing Capital International Airport in China.
Marine debris, also known as marine litter, is human-created waste that has deliberately or accidentally been released in a lake, sea, ocean or waterway.
Megabalanus is a genus of barnacles in the family Balanidae.
The Messinian is in the geologic timescale the last age or uppermost stage of the Miocene.
Metamorphosis is a biological process by which an animal physically develops after birth or hatching, involving a conspicuous and relatively abrupt change in the animal's body structure through cell growth and differentiation.
Miles Kelly Publishing is an independent children's publishing company founded by Jim Miles and Gerard Kelly in 1996.
The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about (Ma).
Mollusca is a large phylum of invertebrate animals whose members are known as molluscs or mollusksThe formerly dominant spelling mollusk is still used in the U.S. — see the reasons given in Gary Rosenberg's.
A monograph is a specialist work of writing (in contrast to reference works) on a single subject or an aspect of a subject, often by a single author, and usually on a scholarly subject.
Museums Victoria is an organisation which operates three major state-owned museums in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, the Melbourne Museum, the Immigration Museum and Scienceworks.
Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of bivalve molluscs, from saltwater and freshwater habitats.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States.
Natural selection is the differential survival and reproduction of individuals due to differences in phenotype.
Nekton or necton refers to the aggregate of actively swimming aquatic organisms in a body of water.
The Neogene (informally Upper Tertiary or Late Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that spans 20.45 million years from the end of the Paleogene Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the present Quaternary Period Mya.
Newcastle University (officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.
In biological classification, the order (ordo) is.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.
Paleobiology is a scientific journal promoting the integration of biology and conventional paleontology, with emphasis placed on biological or paleobiological processes and patterns.
Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures is a nonfiction book by Carl Zimmer that was published by Atria Books on November 9, 2001.
In evolutionary biology, parasitism is a relationship between species, where one organism, the parasite, lives on or in another organism, the host, causing it some harm, and is adapted structurally to this way of life.
Parragon Books Ltd, a United Kingdom publishing company, was formed in 1988 by friends Guy Parr and Paul Anderson.
A penis (plural penises or penes) is the primary sexual organ that male animals use to inseminate sexually receptive mates (usually females and hermaphrodites) during copulation.
In biology, a phylum (plural: phyla) is a level of classification or taxonomic rank below Kingdom and above Class.
Pisaster ochraceus, generally known as the purple sea star, ochre sea star, or ochre starfish, is a common starfish found among the waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current.
Pollicipes pollicipes, known as the goose neck barnacle, goose barnacle or leaf barnacle is a species of goose barnacle, also well known under the taxonomic synonym Pollicipes cornucopia.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
Priscansermarinus barnetti is an organism known from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale, which probably represents a species of lepadomorph barnacle.
The Ray Society is a scientific text publication society that publishes works devoted principally to British flora and fauna.
Rhizocephala are derived barnacles that parasitise decapod crustaceans.
Rogerella is a small pouch-shaped boring (a type of trace fossil) with a slit-like aperture currently produced by acrothoracican barnacles.
In anatomy, the term rostrum (from the Latin rostrum meaning beak) is used for a number of phylogenetically unrelated structures in different groups of animals.
Sacculina is a genus of barnacles that is a parasitic castrator of crabs.
Sessilia is an order of barnacles, comprising the barnacles without stalks, or acorn barnacles.
In biology, sessility (in the sense of positional movement or motility) refers to organisms that do not possess a means of self-locomotion and are normally immobile.
In biology, setae (singular seta; from the Latin word for "bristle") are any of a number of different bristle- or hair-like structures on living organisms.
Sexual reproduction is a form of reproduction where two morphologically distinct types of specialized reproductive cells called gametes fuse together, involving a female's large ovum (or egg) and a male's smaller sperm.
A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has wrecked, which are found either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water.
The Siuslaw River is a river, about long, that flows to the Pacific Ocean coast of Oregon in the United States.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
SparkNotes, originally part of a website called The Spark, is a company started by Harvard students Sam Yagan, Max Krohn, Chris Coyne, and Eli Bolotin in 1999 that originally provided study guides for literature, poetry, history, film, and philosophy.
In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.
Springer Science+Business Media or Springer, part of Springer Nature since 2015, is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, humanities, technical and medical (STM) publishing.
Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.
The telson is the posterior-most division of the body of an arthropod.
The Biological Bulletin is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the field of biology.
Thecostraca is a subclass of marine invertebrates containing about 1,320 described species.
Thoracica is a superorder of crustaceans which contains the most familiar species of barnacles found on rocky coasts, such as Semibalanus balanoides and Chthamalus stellatus.
The thorax or chest (from the Greek θώραξ thorax "breastplate, cuirass, corslet" via thorax) is a part of the anatomy of humans and various other animals located between the neck and the abdomen.
University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.
Whales are a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic placental marine mammals.
Whelk is a common name that is applied to various kinds of sea snail.