Symplegma reptans   (Oka,  1927) (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:Stolidobranchia
Family:Styelidae

Image copyrights: Tunicates of the West Coast of North America

Description
Max size: Length 30.0 cm COLD (male)

Color: Pink


Synonym (s)
Synstyela reptans Oka, 1927

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Mumbai Harbour, South Break waters INDIA (Record: 06/1995-09/1996)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Harbour, Tidal Basin INDIA (Record: 06/1995-09/1996)
• Tamil Nadu, Colachel INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Swami, BS and Chhapgar, BF (2002) Settlement pattern of ascidians in harbour waters of Mumbai, west coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR 31(3) 207-212 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/4346
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Tunicates of the West Coast of North America Available at - http://convoluta.ucdavis.edu/gallery/view_album.php?set_albumName=West_Coast_Tunicates&page=1
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • 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

Page last updated on:2011-02-23

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