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This solitary tunicate has an opaque tunic which is covered with spinelike projections. The projections are numerous but do not obscure sight of the rest of the tunic. Each projection has an irregular circle of 4-8 secondary spinelets. The animal does not attach to the substrate by a distinct stalk. Height up to about 4 cm.


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© Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory

Source: Invertebrates of the Salish Sea

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