Botryllus tuberatus   Ritter & Forsyth,  1917 (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:Stolidobranchia
Family:Styelidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Botrylloides eligulatum Beniaminson, 1975
Botryllus communis Oka, 1927
Botryllus eligulatum (Beniaminson, 1975)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky, Sandy

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Sadaimunian Valasai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kudankulam Coast (Lat: 8.15) (Long: 77.65) INDIA (Record: 01/2005-12/2005)
• Tamil Nadu, Pozhikarai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kooduthalai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchendur INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vellapatti INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Oovari INDIA
• Kerala, Vizhinjam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Satheesh, S and Wesley, SG (2009) Vertical distribution of macrofouling communities in Kudankulam coastal waters, Gulf of Mannar (east coast of India) Marine Biodiversity Records Cambridge University Press 2 1-6 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1755267208000055
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Depto. de Zoologia Available at - http://zoo.bio.ufpr.br/
  • 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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