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Football Ascidian

Diazona violacea Savigny 1816

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Diazona violacea (Football Ascidian) is a species of tunicates in the family Diazonidae. It is a filter feeder. Individuals can grow to 300 mm. Football Ascidian has sexual reproduction; it is a hermaphrodite.

  • URI: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1252491
  • Definition: a sub-group of suspension feeding animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water, typically by passing the water over a specialized filtering structure
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of football ascidian. View this species on GBIF