Ascidians (Class Ascidiacea), also known as tunicates
or sea squirts, are marine invertebrates that are sessile suspension feeders and usually attached to a substrate.
In captivity, growth of loco juveniles and adults can be also supported by the razor clam Mesodesma donacium and the tunicate
Pyura chilensis; however, the mussel M.
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From one to many and back again: A systemic signal triggers tunicate
Fouling image class Image count Rock oysters 82 Kelp 272 Zebra mussel 220 Hydrozoan 116 Acorn barnacle 83 Algae 195 Finger sponge 119 Gooseneck barnacle 288 Christmas tree worm 222 Tunicates
228 Table 2: Hardware components.
(2015) Guidelines for the nomenclature of genetic elements in tunicate
Population ecology of a colonizing species: the pelagic tunicate
(55) The most primitive group of chordates are the urochordates, or tunicates
, that have a sack-like adult body that filters seawater through pharyngeal slits.
Community-based monitoring activities paid off in 2010, when a volunteer organization detected the glove leather tunicate
in Sitka, a discovery that resulted in an increase in spending on invasive marine species.
is a spineless marine animal that's better known by another name --sea squirt, which sounds like a cute little creature that might be the best friend of a cartoon mermaid.
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