Didemnum moseleyi   (Herdman,  1886) (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Ascidiacea

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Synonym (s)
Leptoclinum album Oka, 1927
(Original combination)
Leptoclinum moseleyi Herdman, 1886
(Original combination)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine, Rocky, Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Mudiveeranpattinam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Sethu Nagar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kollanthoppu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Sadaimunian Valasai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Melamunthal INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Melakadiapattanam INDIA
• Kerala, Vizhinjam Bay INDIA
• Kerala, Vizhinjam Bay (Lat: 8.37) (Long: 76.93) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pozhikarai (Lat: 8.10) (Long: 77.40) INDIA (Record: 2002-2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Enayam Ramanthurai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Enayam Puthenthurai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Enayam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Keezha Kurumpanai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pudur INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Periyakadu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pozhikarai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kooduthalai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kulasekarapattinam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin Harbour INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vellapatti INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Narippaiyur Deep Sea INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chinna Ervadi INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kalkadu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Periyapattinam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Muthupettai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kumbaram INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vadakadu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Kerala, Vizhinjam INDIA
• Kerala, Vizhinjam Fishing Harbour 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Florida Museum of Natural History Available at - http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/
  • 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
  • Jaffar Ali, AH; Sivakumar, V and Tamilselvi, M (2009) Distribution of Alien and Cryptogenic Ascidians along the Southern Coasts of Indian Peninsula World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences IDOSI Publications 1(4) 305-312 Available at - http://www.idosi.org/wjfms/wjfms1%284%2909/9.pdf
  • 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

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