Botrylloides chevalense   Herdman,  1906 (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:Stolidobranchia
Family:Styelidae

Description
Color: Cream, pink


Synonym (s)
Botryllus chevalense (Herdman, 1906)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

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, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam 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
  • 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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