These barnacles living on a bamboo coral (Isidella) were quickly identified as belonging to the genus Glyptelasma by Dr. Les Watling (University of Hawaii) who typed the identification into the instant messaging chatroom (“eventlog”) as we imaged them.

These barnacles living on a bamboo coral (Isidella) were quickly identified as belonging to the genus Glyptelasma by Dr. Les Watling (University of Hawaii) who typed the identification into the instant messaging chatroom (“eventlog”) as we imaged them. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts.

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