Aplidium multiplicatum   Sluiter,  1909 (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:Aplousobranchia
Family:Polyclinidae

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Description
Color: Translucent


Synonym (s)
Amaroucium multiplicatum (Sluiter, 1909)
(New combination)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Vizhinjam Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• Kerala, Vizhinjam Bay (Lat: 8.37) (Long: 76.93) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Edaiyur Backwaters (Lat: 12.56) (Long: 80.18) INDIA (Record: 04/1988-03/1989)

Literature Source(s)
  • Renganathan, TK and Monniot, F (1984) Additions to the ascidian fauna of India Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle (France). 4e Serie. Section A. Zoologie, Biologie, et Ecologie Animales. 6(2) 257-262 Available at - NCL, Pune (ASFA Records)
  • Rao, DVS (2005) Comprehensive review of the records of the biota of the Indian Seas and the introduction of non-indigenous species Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. 15(2) 117-146 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.659
  • 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/
  • Skaphandrus.com Available at - http://www.skaphandrus.com/index.asp?lang=pt
  • 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
  • Rajagopal, S; Azariah, J and Nair, KVK (1990) Ecology of fouling organisms in Edaiyur backwaters, Kalpakkam Mahasagar- Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography NIO, Goa 23 (1) 29-41 Available at - ijs.nio.org/index.php/msagar/article/download/2417/2392

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