Eudistoma constrictum   Kott,  1990 (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Ascidiacea

Color: Sandy brown

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Demersal, Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam (Lat: 9.28) (Long: 79.12) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchendur INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vedalai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pillaimadam INDIA
• South East Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DVS (2005) Comprehensive review of the records of the biota of the Indian Seas and the introduction of non-indigenous species Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. 15(2) 117-146 Available at -
  • van der Land, J UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Meenakshi, VK; Renganathan, TK; Senthamarai, S and Jeyalakshmi, J (2003) Marine biodiversity - Taxonomy of Indian Ascidians Technical report Available at - Biodiversity Informatics Group, NIO, Goa
  • Meenakshi, VK. (2002) Occurrence of a new species of colonial ascidian- Eudistoma kaverium sp.nov. and four new records of Eudistoma to Indian coastal waters Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 31(3) 201-206 Available at -

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