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Goose Barnacle


Goose Barnacle
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Copyright: Richa Tewari (shree) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 49 W: 13 N: 71] (276)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-09
Categories: Crustacia
Camera: Kodak Easyshare V603
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-06-27 8:30
Viewed: 6709
Points: 2
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Strolling along a Goa beach, we saw this colony of Goose barnacles on a bubble-wrap. The very active tiny crustaceans kept coming out and going in their shells. Later, a friend helped in identifying them as Lepas antifera.
Considered to be a delicacy, they are commercially grown in some parts of the world.
Filter-feeder by nature, they depend on water motion for feeding, which describes us finding them on this moderately exposed coast.

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Hello Richa,

Magnificent photography, very good focus and very clear. I see a mismatch with the composition, for such pictures is valid with the rule of thirds. But nothing that seriously affects the outcome!

Regards & TFS!

Jesús

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