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balanus being towed

Free-living barnacle?

The USCG Campbell towing Balanus Circa 1948. Balanus was part of the WHOI fleet from 1946 to 1950. It was a rather uncomfortable craft that biologist Gordon Riley said was aptly named for a barnacle—it should never have come unstuck from the pier! (Photo by Jan Hahn, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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