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    • Tunicates
    • Ascidians
    • Sea Squirts
  • Scientific Names
    • Ascidiacea
  • Spanish
    • Ascidias

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Recent observations

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What

Sea Vase Ciona intestinalis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 03:00 PM PDT

Description

Neat how you can see the "ribs" inside.

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What

Tunicates Class Ascidiacea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 03:30 PM PDT

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What

Golden Star Tunicate Botryllus schlosseri

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 02:58 PM PDT

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What

Golden Star Tunicate Botryllus schlosseri

Observer

dpom

Date

August 31, 2014

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Observer

dpom

Date

August 31, 2014

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What

Tunicates Class Ascidiacea

Observer

dpom

Date

August 31, 2014

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What

Tunicates Class Ascidiacea

Observer

dpom

Date

August 31, 2014

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What

Golden Star Tunicate Botryllus schlosseri

Observer

dpom

Date

August 31, 2014

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What

Sea Vase Ciona intestinalis

Observer

dpom

Date

August 31, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 05:13 PM PDT

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What

Tunicates Class Ascidiacea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 30, 2014 05:11 PM PDT

Description

Tiny (less than 1/4"), spreading everywhere on old sea lettuce. Each has a tiny reddish orange top.

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What

Tunicates Class Ascidiacea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 30, 2014 03:13 PM PDT

Description

About 2" high, brown and white stripes.

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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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