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    • Tunicates
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    • Ascidiacea
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    • Ascidias

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

August 28, 2016 02:36 PM AKDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

August 28, 2016 02:06 PM AKDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Strawberry Aplidium elegans

Observer

jujurenoult

Date

August 27, 2016 05:21 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea hedgehog Halocynthia igaboja

Observer

mckittre

Date

August 21, 2016 11:15 AM AKDT

Description

Such a bizarre creature. I think I've seen a larger one once before, but it wasn't this pretty orange color.

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Tulip Pyura pachydermatina

Observer

leonperrie

Date

August 20, 2016 03:26 PM NZST

Description

Several stems on holdfast of Lessonia variegata.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

disc-top tunicate Chelyosoma productum

Observer

gwark

Date

August 19, 2016 08:25 AM AKDT

Place

Sitka, AK (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gwark

Date

August 19, 2016 08:23 AM AKDT

Place

Sitka, AK (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Shiny red sea squirt Cnemidocarpa finmarkiensis

Observer

gwark

Date

August 19, 2016 08:22 AM AKDT

Place

Sitka, AK (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gwark

Date

August 19, 2016 08:21 AM AKDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gwark

Date

August 19, 2016 08:03 AM AKDT

Place

Sitka, AK (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

June 11, 2016 12:16 PM PDT

Description

zooids

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

canaryrockfish

Date

August 16, 2016 10:53 AM PDT

Description

found mainly under fishing pier and in a couple spots on the north end of jetty inside the marina.

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Description from Wikipedia

Ascidiacea (commonly known as the ascidians or sea squirts) is a class in the Tunicata subphylum of sac-like marine invertebrate filter feeders. Ascidians are characterized by a tough outer "tunic" made of the polysaccharide tunicin, as compared to other tunicates which are less rigid.

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