Feeding of Barnacles

@article{Southward1955FeedingOB,
  title={Feeding of Barnacles},
  author={Alan J. Southward},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1955},
  volume={175},
  pages={1124-1125}
}
AT the start of an investigation into the rate of feeding of the different species of intertidal barnacles, I was surprised to find that there was very little published information on the methods employed for the capture of food or on the organisms eaten by these ubiquitous animals. Darwin1 noted the presence of Infusoria and Confervae in the gut as well as… CONTINUE READING