Pyura lanka   Herdman,  1906 (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Ascidiacea

Color: Sandy, white

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Melamunthal INDIA
• Kerala, Vizhinjam Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Azhickal (Lat: 8.12) (Long: 77.34) INDIA (Record: 2002-2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Enayam Ramanthurai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Enayam Puthenthurai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Melakurumpanai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Keezha Kurumpanai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Colachel INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vembar 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 -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • 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 -
  • 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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