Polyclinum constellatum   Savigny,  1816 (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:Aplousobranchia
Family:Polyclinidae

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Description
Color: Brown, yellow-green, translucent


Synonym (s)
Glossophorum sundaicum Sluiter, 1909
(Original combination)
Polyclinum brasilense Michaelsen, 1923
(Original combination)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Vizhinjam Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Koodankulam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Thirupalakudi INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Kerala, Vizhinjam Bay (Lat: 8.37) (Long: 76.93) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Abdul, JAH and Sivakumar, V (2007) Occurrence and distribution of ascidians in Vizhinjam Bay (south west coast of India) Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 342(1) 189-190 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2006.10.041
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Florida Museum of Natural History Available at - http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/
  • 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
  • Jaffarali, HA; Sivakumar, V and Selvi, MT (2010) New records of colonial Ascidians from the South West coast of India Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research IDOSI Publications 5(5) 366-373 Available at - http://www.idosi.org/mejsr/mejsr5%285%29/9.pdf

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