Azorean barnacle

Azorean barnacle




Scientific name Megabalanus azoricus
Family Balanidae
FAO code CRU

General characteristics of the species

Crustacean that presents a limestone shell, of large dimensions of pink color and with horizontal bands of darker color. The base of the shell is calcified and porous. It lives on the rocky substrate in the infralittoral zone.


Other information
Main fishing gear Manual picking.
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in a polyethylene box. Alive. On ice.