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Cnemidocarpa verrucosa


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lexID:
8393 
AphiaID:
173893 
Scientific:
Cnemidocarpa verrucosa 
German:
Antarktische Seescheide 
English:
Antarctic Ascidian 
Category:
Ascidies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Ascidiacea (Class) > Stolidobranchia (Order) > Styelidae (Family) > Cnemidocarpa (Genus) > verrucosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lesson, ), 1830 
Occurrence:
Amérique du Sud, Atlantique Ouest, L'Atlantique Sud, Mer arktique, Pacifique Sud 
Size:
25 cm - 40 cm 
Temperature:
~ -2°C 
Food:
Filter feeder 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Cnemidocarpa acuelata
  • Cnemidocarpa alentura
  • Cnemidocarpa amphora
  • Cnemidocarpa areolata
  • Cnemidocarpa barbata
  • Cnemidocarpa bathyphila
  • Cnemidocarpa bythia
  • Cnemidocarpa campylogona
  • Cnemidocarpa cirrata
  • Cnemidocarpa clara
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-05-10 19:38:22 

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Cnemidocarpa verrucosa (Lesson, 1830)

The antarctic ascidian Cnemidocarpa verrucosa can be found to dephts of 2 - 714 m.

Cnemidocarpa verrucosa is one of the most common ascidians in the Antarctic.This translucent ascidian varies in colour from brown, to yellow and white.It is a large-sized solitary zooid (20 - 40 cm).

Cnemidocarpa verrucosa was found on muddy bottoms, on hard bottoms and on moraine deposits.

This antarctic ascidian feeds during summer months. It has s strongly seasonal reproduction.Unusually their larvae are released in winter time.

Synonyms:
Ascidia verrucosa
Cynthia spirifera
Cynthia verrucosa
Microcosmus acanthifera
Microcosmus spirifer
Styela flexibilis
Styela grandis
Styela lactea
Styela spectabilis
Styela spirifera
Styela steineni
Styela verrucosa
Tethyum lacteum
Tethyum spectabile
Tethyum spiriferum
Tethyum steineni
Tethyum verrucosa (synonym)
Tethyum verrucosum

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