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Colonial Sea Squirt

Observed: 3rd June 2013 By: dejayM
Biological Recording In ScotlandHighland Biological Recording GroupOrkney Biodiversity Records Centre
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one patch
closer
Description:

Not as distinct photos as I would like but showing some of the features of a communal squirt and colouration of B.leachii (note the spelling of accepted name)

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

JoC's picture

See any cowries?

They eat compound ascidians like this one.

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/324900

Jo

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trivia

No Jo; I mean yes, we have two small cowries, but I've only ever found their shells on the North-Sea side.
http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/315305
I am still quite puzzled by the yellow version here http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/335039

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deserving..

And there's a coincidence, as today I found just that -
see
http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/337095