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Polycarpa pigmentata


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lexID:
10168 
Scientific:
Polycarpa pigmentata 
German:
Seescheide 
English:
Sea squirt 
Category:
Ascidies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Ascidiacea (Class) > Stolidobranchia (Order) > Styelidae (Family) > Polycarpa (Genus) > pigmentata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Herdman, ), 1906 
Occurrence:
Lembeh Strait, Australie, Fidji, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Pacifique Ouest, Pacifique Sud, Philippines, Sulawesi 
Sea depth:
1 - 62 Meter 
Size:
8 cm - 15 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Suspension feeder, Filter feeder, plancton 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Polycarpa aernbaeckae
  • Polycarpa albatrossi
  • Polycarpa albopunctata
  • Polycarpa anguinea
  • Polycarpa argentata
  • Polycarpa arnoldi
  • Polycarpa aspera
  • Polycarpa atromarginata
  • Polycarpa aurita
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-11-17 20:57:20 

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Polycarpa pigmentata (Herdman, 1906)

Polycarpa pigmentata is a large sea squirt with a wrinkled leathery body and a pair of siphons.This sea squirt inhabit hard substrates in shallow water with a good water movement.The body is covered by a lot of other organism, including other tunicates.

This large solitary sea squirt is a suspension feeder .Better left in the wild !

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