Images of this pelagic species were taken on the high tide mark at Long Rock, Penzance, 03.11.10; at Sennen Cove, Cornwall, 18.09.11; and at Marazion, Cornwall. 22.10.13.
Species found attached to flotsam which included plastic lids, containers, other buoyant man made objects and pieces of Egg wrack seaweed, often with Buoy barnacle, Dosima fascicularis. See above for images with Dosima.
This is a tropical / sub-tropical species that comes to the UK shores on flotsam via the Gulf Stream. UK waters are too cold for these species to survive and breed.