Barnacles are suspension feeders, meaning they eat whatever phytoplankton and zooplankton (microscopic plants and animals) float by and stick to their feeding appendages. Check out what lunch time looks like in our barnacle tank.
REPORT A TITAN ACORN BARNACLE SIGHTING!
With your help we will continue to gather distribution information on this particular invasive species. Let us know if you see these barnacles on your dock, boat, or elsewhere and we will include your sighting in our database and acknowledge your submission in the “Aquatic Invaders” exhibit in our Coastal Georgia Gallery.