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Styela montereyensis

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Stalked Tunicate (Styela montereyensis)& Fluted Bryozoan(Hippodiplosia insculpta),San Nicolas Island, August 20-21, 2005


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lexID:
10236 
AphiaID:
240756 
Scientific:
Styela montereyensis 
German:
Langstielige Seescheide, Monterey Seescheide 
English:
Stalked Tunicate, Monterey Stalked Tunicate 
Category:
Sjøpunger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Ascidiacea (Class) > Stolidobranchia (Order) > Styelidae (Family) > Styela (Genus) > montereyensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dall, ), 1872 
Occurrence:
North Pacific (Ocean), Californiagulfen, Stillehavet, Vest, Stillehavet, Øst, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
8 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
~ 10°C 
Food:
Suspension feeder 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Styela angularis
  • Styela aomori
  • Styela atlantica
  • Styela barnharti
  • Styela bathybia
  • Styela bicolor
  • Styela brevigaster
  • Styela calva
  • Styela chaini
 
More related species
in this lexicon
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-12-10 14:01:50 

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Styela montereyensis (Dall, 1872)

Styela montereyensis is a long stalked tunicate,yellow to dark red brown in colour.It is a solitary tunicate, growing often in loose groups.Tunicates are suspensions feeders that use their siphons to tilter food particle from the water column.

Synonyme:
Clavellinopsis rubra
Cynthia montereyensis
Styela rubra
Tethyum montereyense
Tethyum montereyensis

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Tunicata (Subphylum) > Ascidiacea (Class) > rStolidobranchia (Order) > Styelidae (Family) > Styela (Genus) > Styela montereyensis (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Stalked Tunicate (Styela montereyensis)& Fluted Bryozoan(Hippodiplosia insculpta),San Nicolas Island, August 20-21, 2005
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Styela montereyensis, Monterey stalked tunicate, Pillar Point 2016
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