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Barnacle, Coronulidae, off a whale's lip; 2008.75.12

Barnacle, Coronulidae, off a whale's lip; 2008.75.12
Barnacle, Coronulidae, off a whale's lip; 2008.75.12Barnacle, Coronulidae, off a whale's lip; 2008.75.12Barnacle, Coronulidae, off a whale's lip; 2008.75.12
Name/Title
Barnacle, Coronulidae, off a whale's lip
About this object
A whale barnacle casing; possibly Coronula diadema species. Off-white exterior and dark brown internal colouring. A calcareous exoskeleton which would have developed on the body of a baleen whale
Medium and Materials
Shell, 0 - Whole

Measurements
Length (mm): 45mm (1/8ft)
Width: 30mm (1/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords
Whaling & Sealing/[Maritime Trades]
Credit Line
Gift of John Dearling
Object Type
Object/History
Object number
2008.75.12
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