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Ascidiella aspersa (Müller 1776)


Ascidiella aspersa is a species of tunicates in the family Ascidiidae. It is native to Africa, Norway, North Atlantic, United Kingdom, and Mediterranean Region. It is a filter feeder. Individuals can grow to 5.07 g. Ascidiella aspersa 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 Ascidiella aspersa (Müller 1776). View this species on GBIF