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Nootka Buoy, heavily fouled with gooseneck barnacles.

Barnacle Bonanza

Nootka Buoy, heavily fouled with gooseneck barnacles, was recovered in 2005 after a yearlong trial run. The wireless buoy observatory was deployed in 2,362 meters (7,750 feet) of water along the Nootka Fault, off Vancouver Island. (Photo by Norm Farr, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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