Distaplia nathensis   (Meenakshi,  1998) (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:Aplousobranchia
Family:Holozoidae

Description
Color: Dirty green, grey


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 06/2002-05/2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin (Lat: 8.75) (Long: 78.20) INDIA (Record: 2002-2003)

Literature Source(s)
  • Ramkumar, R and Edward, JKP (2004) Recruitment of epibenthic communities on artificial reefs in Tuticorin coastal waters, southeast coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 46(1) 108-112 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Murugan, A and Ramasamy, MS (2003) Biofouling deterrent activity of the natural product from ascidian, Distaplia nathensis (Chordata) Indian Journal of Marine Sciences National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources 32(2) 162-164 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/4261/1/IJMS%2032%282%29%20162-164.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
  • 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

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