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FOULING TUNICATE [1 record]

Record 1 2016-09-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Zoology
  • Mollusks, Echinoderms and Prochordates
  • Environment
Universal entry(ies)
CONT

In February of this year, a survey was mailed to all aquaculture lease holders in Nova Scotia. The survey was designated to provide a simple assessment of the distribution of the fouling tunicate, Ciona intestinalis, along the Nova Scotia coast.

CONT

A common solitary sea squirt of both coasts of North America is the slender, yellow, transparent Ciona intestinalis, about 2 in, (5 cm) tall.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Zoologie
  • Mollusques, échinodermes et procordés
  • Environnement
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
OBS

L'ascidie jaune vit fixée sur les pierres, algues, coquilles etc... depuis le niveau des basses mers jusqu'à la profondeur de 500 m. Elle supporte bien la pollution.

Spanish

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