All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Gooseneck Barnacles</strong>
<em>Pollicipes polymerus</em>
Ilwaco, WA
June 27, 2009

The feeding arms were out of the shells when the tide went out. Barnacles use these feathery appendages to capture small organisms in the water. These ani...
Gooseneck Barnacles
Pollicipes polymerus
Ilwaco, WA
June 27, 2009

The feeding arms were out of the shells when the tide went out. Barnacles use these feathery appendages to capture small organisms in the water. These animals were attached to a log that had washed up on the beach.

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