Goose Barnacles and Mussels

Goose Barnacles (or Gooseneck Barnacles) at the tidal pools of southern Cardiff State Beach, San Diego County, CA. October 2012.

Goose Barnacles (or Gooseneck Barnacles) at the tidal pools of southern Cardiff State Beach, San Diego County, CA. October 2012.

Most of the sea life and plants on the upper parts of these tide pools (mussels, barnacles, anemones, surfgrass) was killed soon after I made this photo, as a result of the great $28.5 million sand replenishment project.

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