Gooseneck barnacles, British Columbia, Canada (@ Brandon Cole Marine Photography/Alamy)
- Pollicipes polymerus is a species of stalked barnacle, usually found on the Pacific coasts of North America.""Or right here
- Who would you go to for expert insight into these sea creatures?""A mermaid, of course!
- These crustaceans actually inherited their moniker from an Arctic goose.""Looks like the name stuck
- Which British acting legend headed the cast in the 1957 seafaring romp Barnacle Bill?""He\s a cinematic force to be reckoned with