Hemolymph circulation in suspension-feeding ascidians
undergoes a periodic reversal of flow direction between advisceral (toward the viscera) and abvisceral (toward the branchial basket).
Different bivalve, ascidian
(tunicate) and polychaete species have been found to be the primary host for haplosporidian parasites.
2004) Neurogenic and non-neurogenic placodes in ascidians
Studies on the seasonal variations in the proximate composition of ascidians
from the Palk Bay, southeast coast of India.
However, after 10 months, the paint failed completely; serpulidae, barnacles, bryozoans, and ascidians
were found to be attached to the panels' surface.
Rocha RM, Guerra-Castro E, Lira C, Pauls SM, Hernandez I, Perez A, Sardi A, Perez J, Herrera C, Carbonini A, Caraballo V, Salazar D, Diaz MC, Cruz-Motta JJ (2010) Inventory of ascidians
(Tunicata, Ascidiacea) from the National Park La Restinga, Isla Margarita, Venezuela.
As far as we know, human consumption of ascidians
as a table food occurs in Japan and Chile.
while later colonizers included the ascidians
Aplidium pallidum and Ascidia callosa (Witman, 1998).
establishing the symbiotic relationship with ascidians
, and, if so,
are marine invertebrate chordates, some of which are classic model organisms for the study of development and evolution (Conklin 1905; Berrill 1932; Satoh 1994; Corbo et al.
The nature of the local environment has been a major drawcard but it still comes as a surprise to hear non-scientists in the town chatter knowledgeably and proudly about such things as ascidians
, sponges and rhodolith beds.
tens of meters of continuous habitat) were found to be dominated by bryozoans, sponges, and ascidians