Styela bicolor   (Sluiter)  1887 (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:
Family:Styelidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Styela bicolor (Sluiter) 1887
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Vizhinjam Bay INDIA (Record: 2007)

Literature Source(s)
  • Anil, AC; Venkata, K; Dileepkumar, M; Ramaiah, N; Harkantra, SN and Ansari, ZA (2002) Marine bioinvasion: Concern for ecology and shipping Current Science 83(3) Available at - http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/aug102002/214.pdf
  • 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
  • van der Land, J UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms Available at - http://www2.eti.uva.nl/cgi/ROFM.acgi
  • 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/
  • 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

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