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Ascidian

Styela plicata (Lesueur 1823)

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Styela plicata (Ascidian) is a species of tunicates in the family Styelidae. It is native to United States, West Indies, and Atlantic Ocean. It is a filter feeder. 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 Ascidian. View this species on GBIF